MID MORNING MARKETS 29-3-18

The ASX 200 is flat in mid morning trade. It’s the last day of the month and quarter. Not much news. REH makes acquisition. Defensive sectors lead, IT but banks doing well.  A2M still under pressure on Nestle competition #ausbiz TODAY Ex–dividend – Adelaide Brighton (ABC) 16.0c, Absolute Equity Performance Fund (AEG) 2.0c, GBST Holdings… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 29-3-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 28-3-18

The ASX 200 is down 45 points in mid morning trade after an about-face in the US.  Patting the dead cat. Defensive sectors lead, IT and cyclicals hit.  Banks also awful. A2M and FMG the lowlights following presentation and downgrade. #ausbiz TODAY Ex-dividend – Asia Pacific Data Centre (AJD) 2.0c, Australian Unity Office Property Fund… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 28-3-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 27-3-18

The ASX 200 is up 34 points in mid morning trade, recovering some of the losses of the last 2 days. Defensive sectors underperform while Materials, Energy and Financials lead. OZL acquisition, FMG amends price guidance, upgrades for IFL and WHC #ausbiz TODAY Ex-dividend – Iluka Resources (ILU) 25.0c, Japara Healthcare (JHC) 4.0c, Link Administration… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 27-3-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 26-3-18

The ASX 200 is down 32 points in mid morning trade. Getting repetitive – Gold & Energy up, everything else lower. Banks under pressure. Management changes the theme of the day. CBA moves particularly interesting. #ausbiz TODAY Ex-dividend – Cedar Woods Properties (CWP) 12.0c, Over The Wire Holdings (OTW) 1.0c, SEEK (SEK) 24.0c, Seven Group… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 26-3-18