MID MORNING MARKETS 1-04-19

The ASX 200 is up 46 points in mid morning trade after a great week/month/quarter end. Staples the highlight with WOW buyback and BigW update. Gold the laggard. CCP halt with raising and update, SHV crop update, RIO prodn update. Big day/week of news  #ausbiz TODAY Economic data – AIG Manufacturing Index, CommBank Australia Manufacturing… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 1-04-19

MID MORNING MARKETS 29-03-19

The ASX 200 is up 28 points in late morning trade. Most sectors higher. Gold the exception. Quiet on news. Big week next with RBA and US jobs the highlight.  #ausbiz TODAY Economic data – Private Sector Credit Japanese data – Unemployment Rate, Industrial Production, Retail Sales, Construction Orders, Housing Starts Ex-dividend – Pioneer Credit… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 29-03-19

CLOSING COMMENTS 25-03-19

The ASX200 closed down 69 points today. Profit taking in the IT sector, banks slammed, defensives outperform, central bank put suddenly out-of-the-money…quiet week ahead TODAY Japanese data – All Industry Activity Index Ex-dividend – Bega Cheese (BGA) 5.5c, Briscoe Group Australasia (BGP) 11.6c, Big River Industries (BRI) 2.2c, Cochlear (COH) 155.0c, Cedar Woods Properties (CWP)… Continue reading CLOSING COMMENTS 25-03-19

MID MORNING MARKETS 21-03-19

The ASX 200 is down 8 points in mid-morning trade after a big night. Fed triple whammy (dots, growth and b/s runoff). Resources ↑, banks ↓. SIG & SOL results. FLT special ex. Jobs ahoy…I mean ahead #ausbiz TODAY Dividends – Anglogold (AGG) 1.5c, Auckland Airport (AIA) 10.5c, CI Resources (CII) 1.5c, Clime Investment Management… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 21-03-19