Another day, another global technology rally sending markets higher. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones both improved 0.6% but it was the NASDAQ driving market returns improving 1.1% as both Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ:ADBE) and Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) hit new all-time highs.
This week we take a look at Wesfarmers who is a key beneficiary from the Work From Home trend during COVID-19 lockdowns. WES is a diversified conglomerate with operations across retail department stores, home improvement, office supplies, resources, chemicals,…
A record result for retail sales albeit off a low base, up 16.3% in May, triggered another strong rally in the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO), though it wasn’t enough to offset the threat of more shutdowns with the market finishing up just 0.1% for the day and 1.6% for the week
Global markets continued their recent trend, forgiving recent COVID-19 outbreak spikes and poor unemployment to finish slightly down on yesterday.
The US market ended its winning streak overnight, with the Dow Jones (IND:DJI) retreating 0.6%, the S&P 500 (IND:SPX) -0.4%, with the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:NDAQ) once again immune from any weakness, adding 0.1%.
CNBC reportedly coined the phrase ‘Kangaroo’ market today with commentators giving on predicting its direction. The term best describes the daily experience of investors as the market ‘bounces’ around.
Fed to the rescue The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) caught up to Wall Street’s Friday falls, dropping another 2.2% and taking the losing streak to three consecutive days. The weakness was driven by a combination of cyclicals and the financial sector,…
With historic levels of volatility being experienced in even the lowest risk asset classes like Government Bonds, we thought it worth providing a refresher on the capital structure of modern-day corporates and more importantly banks. We will also provide a…
It was a mixed end to the week for the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) falling 1.9% but recovering from intra-day lows of 3.4% as US markets showed investors were ‘buying the dip’.
Sharemarkets around the world capitulated on Thursday as concerns of a second wave of the Coronavirus hit the US, the S&P 500 shedding (SPX:IND) 5.9% with only one constituent, grocery retailer Kroger’s Inc. (NYSE:KR) posting a positive return.