Housing Slide to Stall? | Fisher & Paykel

Housing Slide to Stall? | Fisher & Paykel

Sydney and Melbourne property markets are showing early signs of ending their steep slides, with a strong bounce in auction clearance rates on the first Saturday after the federal election.

Banks See 33bn ASX Surge | Kiwi Property Group

Banks See 33bn ASX Surge | Kiwi Property Group

Australian shares soared to an 11-year high on Monday, as investors welcomed the surprise re-election of the Coalition, adding an extra $32.8 billion to the ​ASX market index value.

Week Ahead | Infratil Bids for Vodafone

Week Ahead | Infratil Bids for Vodafone

​US markets initially dropped sharply following the planned increase in US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods by 25%, with ​China vowing to retaliate.

RBA & RBNZ Focus, Record US Unemployment | Macquarie

RBA & RBNZ Focus, Record US Unemployment | Macquarie

The US unemployment rate has dropped to 3.6 percent, the lowest in nearly half a century. However, wage inflation/gains remain remarkably subdued.

Week Ahead - Fed, Earnings | Tesla Hits 2-Year Low

Week Ahead - Fed, Earnings | Tesla Hits 2-Year Low

For the week ahead, investor attention will likely remain focussed on US corporate earnings season, but the ​key event to watch will be Thursday morning's US Federal Reserve policy announcement.

NZX to 10,000 | Netflix Disappoints

NZX to 10,000 | Netflix Disappoints

The NZX 50 market index is close to major milestone, with the index trading just below the 10,000​ level. Local investor senti​ment was buoyed by the ​NZ ​government's decision to ditch a proposed capital gains tax​ as well as weak inflation data.

US Unemployment Stays at 49-year Low | Summerset Slides

US Unemployment Stays at 49-year Low | Summerset Slides

Global markets were higher on Friday as US shares were boosted by better-than-expected job growth in March (with the unemployment rate holding near a 49-year low), which eased concerns of an economic slowdown

NZX Surges| ASX up on RBA & Budget, Rio Tinto

NZX Surges| ASX up on RBA & Budget, Rio Tinto

The NZ market continues to surge, with the NZX close to the 10,000 index level. The ASX also traded higher as investors digested a Reserve Bank decision as well as the Federal Budget on “Super Tuesday” which

Apple TV | Lynas Shares Jump +35%

Apple TV | Lynas Shares Jump +35%

Apple is attempting to reintroduce itself as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television service, a credit card and an online gaming arcade.

RBA & Trade Tension | Crown’s VIP Losses

RBA & Trade Tension | Crown’s VIP Losses

The path for the RBA is not clear cut, and economists have noted the strong tension between employment and economic growth in the minutes from the March meeting.