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17 03, 2017

Australian Market Summary (Issue 440) – 17 March 2017

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  Australian Market Summary (Issue 440) - 17 March 2017 I looked at my notes this week and realized it could be pleasantly short note today. With reporting season now over, the corporate news-flow has slowed to a trickle, leaving markets to respond to purely macro-economic action. We had some new consumer and business confidence [...]

24 02, 2017

International News (Issue 437) – 24 February 2017

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  International News (Issue 437) - 24 February 2017   The main news from offshore this week came in the release of the minutes from last month’s Federal Reserve meeting. The minutes revealed an ongoing belief in the constructive recovery in US economic confidence, and signaled the March meeting as being a highly contentious one. [...]

16 09, 2016

International News (Issue 417) – 16 September 2016

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International News – 16 September 2016 Not a lot to add this week from foreign shores. China saw a little bit of selling as the local press reported remarks from the Peoples Bank of China about the need for tackling China’s ‘housing bubble’. Feels like de ja vu all over again hey? In the US, [...]

2 09, 2016

International News (Issue 415) – 2 September 2016

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International News – 2 September 2016 In global markets this week, we once again are stuck in a holding pattern.   In fact, you would be amazed to know that the S&P500 has been stuck in a 2% trading range for over 6 weeks now.   Friday’s Jackson Hole speech from Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen [...]

19 08, 2016

International News (Issue 413) – 19 August 2016

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International News – 19 August 2016   The main focus of international markets this week was the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting.   The market reaction was benign to a statement that delivered, in my opinion, a marginally hawkish stance insofar as interest rate rises.   It seems in spite [...]