MID MORNING MARKETS 13-02-18

The ASX200 is up 6 points in early trade, after opening up 30 and then slipping into negative territoty. Materials and Gold leading while AREITS and consumer stocks lag. Disappointment for reports from BLD, COH and SGF. WFD and TAH ex-div #ausbiz COMPANY NEWS Boral Limited (BLD) – (Citi est $174m). Net profit attributable to… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 13-02-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 12-12-19

The ASX200 is down 19 points in early morning trader, after being down as much as 37.  Materials outperforming. Gold finally seeing falls. JBH hit after results. AZJ and BEN also in focus. TODAY Banking Royal Commission gets underway today Chinese data – Foreign direct investment and loan data Results – Ansell Limited (ANN), Aurizon Holdings… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 12-12-19

MID MORNING MARKETS 9-02-18

Deadcat disappointment delivers day’s dummyspit. The ASX 200 is -96 in early trade, Gold the only thing with shine. Everything else being dumped. Another shocker downgrade for MYR. SFH strong on results. REA result and MFG ex-dividend. Very little green on the screen. #ausbiz TODAY Ex-dividend – Magellan Financial Group (MFG) 44.5c Chinese inflation and PPI… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 9-02-18

MID MORNING UPDATE 5-2-18

MID-MORNING MARKETS ASX 200 down 78 points in early trade. All sectors in the red, with Gold, Materials and Energy the worst hit.  Confession season casualties today include WES and DOW.  TODAY Chinese Caixin Services and Composite data TONIGHT UK services and composite PMI Mario Draghi is speaking US ISM services index tonight COMPANY NEWS… Continue reading MID MORNING UPDATE 5-2-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 2-2-18

MID MORNING MARKETS The ASX200 is down 4 points in early morning trade. Yield sensitive companies some of the worst performers after US bond yields continued to march higher overnight. James Hardie (JHX) narrows guidance, Telstra (TLS) makes impairment charge and Woolworths (WOW) gets an upgrade. COMPANY NEWS James Hardie (JHX) – Results for 9… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 2-2-18