Week Ahead | Aussie Banks Under Pressure

Week Ahead | Aussie Banks Under Pressure

​In an extremely unusual move, National Australia Bank has reported its results to the ASX almost a fortnight early as it seeks an extra $3.5 billion of investment from shareholders. The bank reported a -51​% slump in half-year profit to $1.3b​n yesterday

Top 10 Stock Picks in a Covid-19 Recovery

Top 10 Stock Picks in a Covid-19 Recovery

We think it is time to start “averaging into” stocks, as it appears the market is starting to now differentiate between the stocks and sectors which will face major problems for an extended period and those which are relatively immune.

Markets Capitulate | Auckland Airport Highlights Travel Woes

Markets Capitulate | Auckland Airport Highlights Travel Woes

Global markets went into free-fall overnight with the US market down -9.5%, the worst one day performance since Wall Street’s “Black Monday” crash of 1987.

2020 Market Outlook

2020 Market Outlook

Markets ended 2019 in a festive mood, and the positive trend has continued to start 2020, with equity markets powering to fresh all-time highs.

Partial Deal | Pushpay Acquisition, Z Energy Sinks

Partial Deal | Pushpay Acquisition, Z Energy Sinks

Global markets​ were slightly higher on Friday as​ the US and China appear to have agreed on a trade truce​. 

Markets Retrace, RBA | Ooh! Media

Markets Retrace, RBA | Ooh! Media

The Reserve Bank of Australia kept the cash rate at 0.75​% yesterday, with governor Philip Lowe saying the economy had passed a gentle turning point and that the board wanted more time to see how the current low rates played out.

Week Ahead, Santa Rally | Infratil

Week Ahead, Santa Rally | Infratil

Heading into the ​end of the year, a Xmas period rally in shares​ could be possible. While we would not want to attempt to read Trump’s mind, we note it is worth keeping in mind President Trump is looking to win an election next year.

Podcast - Z Energy | ANZ Dips on Result

Podcast - Z Energy | ANZ Dips on Result

ANZ shares took a hit yesterday on the back of weaker than expected ​full year ​earnings. 

Aussie Tech Hit | Tourism Holdings, TWE CEO Departs

Aussie Tech Hit | Tourism Holdings, TWE CEO Departs

While it is still early​, so far company earnings announcements overseas ​have generally beaten a low bar.​

Podcast | Sky TV Sinks -20% as Spark Takes Cricket

Podcast | Sky TV Sinks -20% as Spark Takes Cricket

Sky TV shares sunk as the pay TV operator ​​lost the rights to broadcast cricket played domestically after being outbid by rival Spark New Zealand​.