MID MORNING MARKETS 02-11-18

The ASX 200 is down 6 points in mid-morning trade after another positive overnight session. MQG, ORI and CSR result, CTD flops, other banks hit. GXL trading update and takeover. Retail sales today and US payrolls tonight #ausbiz TODAY Economic data – PPI and retail sales. Consensus is for a 0.3% increase in retail sales.… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 02-11-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 9-10-18

The ASX200 is down another 62 points at mid-day trading, with losses in most sectors. IT follows the US down, CSL -3%. Banks “relative” outperformers…Lots of red…. $A stable at US70.80c. #ausbiz COMPANY NEWS Commonwealth Bank (CBA) – Further actions to improve outcomes for wealth management customers including the rebating of grandfathered commissions for Commonwealth… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 9-10-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 05-10-18

The ASX200 is down 5 points in mid-morning trade. Energy ↓ on oil slump, IT, H’care and Materials ↓. Gold the best, Staples and banks ok. WES halted on Coles demerger, BPT guidance. Retail sales today, US jobs tonight #ausbiz TODAY Ex-dividend – Clime Capital (CAM) 1.3c, Concentrated Leaders Fund (CLF) 1.3c, HT&E (HT1) 72c… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 05-10-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 25-09-18

The ASX200 is flat in mid-morning trade with few major drivers. Energy leads again, IT and consumer stocks lower. Banks ↓. Little corporate or economic news. Post results, school holidays chill #ausbiz  TODAY Ex-dividend – Blackwall Property Trust (BWR) 5.0c, Generation Development Group (GDG) 1.0c, WPP AUNZ (WPP) 2.3c BoJ Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes Japanese… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 25-09-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 10-09-18

The ASX200 is down 9 points in mid-morning trade after strong US data and more trade tactics. IT and H’care bounce but most sectors ↓. BGA cap raising. Chinese CPI and PPI later today. RC #6 focus on insurance. #ausbiz TODAY Royal Commission – Another round gets underway today, this time into the insurance sector.… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 10-09-18