28 Oct 20 - Tech Stocks Hold Up | Spark and Sky Bundle Sport

The Nasdaq rose ahead of results from mega-cap technology companies and after Advanced Micro Devices announced a $35bn takeover of another chipmaker.

27 Oct 20 - Week Ahead, COVID Concerns | Coca-Cola Amatil Takeover

While large, we would put the overnight moves in context - markets are generally still in positive territory for the month and it is very early to panic. There is likely to be continued volatility as we head into the US election in a weeks time.  

23 Oct 20 - Auckland Airport AGM | RUA Makes NZX Debut

The big news on the NZX was the listing of RUA, the first IPO since Napier Port last year. 

22 Oct 20 - Choppy Trade | Infratil Update

Earnings season continues, with social media firms are trading higher after Snap reported strong earnings. Netflix slipped -6.5% after subscribers fell short of predictions.

21 Oct 20 - Stimulus Stalemate | PGW, Afterpay Strikes Westpac Deal

US fiscal stimulus headlines dominate the news board, with no agreement for a relief package as clear differences between both sides still remain.

20 Oct 20 - Wall Street Retraces | Crown Tumbles

There was little in terms of fresh news, as US stocks turned lower as investors assessed the latest progress toward a government spending bill.

19 Oct 20 - Week Ahead. NZ Election | Bank of Queensland Update

Global markets were mixed to close the week (S&P 500 Index +0.01%) as reporting season started to ramp up in some of the major markets, while US stimulus talks and Brexit discussions between the UK and EU continued to show little sign of coming to an agre

16 Oct 20 - European Stocks Tumble | James Hardie Jumps

Risk appetite has weakened following fresh restrictions across London and France to bring the spread of COVID19 under control.

14 Oct 20 - Wall Street Takes a Breather | Telstra Jumps on Dividend

Global markets took a breather overnight (S&P 500 Index -0.6%) with hopes of stimulus before the election fading & as US banks were weaker on the back of initial 3rd quarter results.

13 Oct 20 - Mega-Cap Tech Lead Market Surge | KPG Update

The market remains unperturbed by the lack of government fiscal support, seemingly taking the view that a clean sweep by the Democrats will see a large fiscal stimulus early next year anyway, which will more than offset any concern that higher taxes might