Category: Stock Market

The markets this week

The markets this week

Three events – Donald Trump changing the US tax system, the French election and Australia’s CPI figures – will be shaping markets...

Global stocks slide as geopolitical jitters take hold and iron ore crashes

Global stocks slide as geopolitical jitters take hold and iron ore crashes

Stocks around the world are falling with British Prime Minister Theresa May’s snap election call adding to geopolitical uncertainties for...

Weaker US dollar and geopolitical tensions send gold to new highs

Weaker US dollar and geopolitical tensions send gold to new highs

A gradually weakening greenback on the back of foreshadowed rate hikes in the US, sliding equity markets amid mounting geopolitical risk...

Geopolitical risks push gold to five month high

Geopolitical risks push gold to five month high

Gold prices have touched a five month high on the back of global tensions over North Korea and Syria, and are tipped to rise further into...

BHP Billiton shares surge on activist call to spin off petroleum

BHP Billiton shares surge on activist call to spin off petroleum

BHP Billiton shares jumped yesterday when investors learned it had been targeted by US activist hedge fund Elliott Management calling on...

The market in the week ahead

The market in the week ahead

The big focus for investors this week will be the latest figures on unemployment and the data around Australia’s housing boom. It will be...

Iron ore slips below $80

Iron ore slips below $80

The price of iron ore has fallen below the critically important level of $US80. According to Metal Bulletin, the iron ore price slipped...

The market in the week ahead

This will be a data heavy week for investors and that will test the stock market’s buoyancy. That combined with this week’s meeting of...

The market in the week ahead

The market in the week ahead

The Australian market is in for a flat start this week with the ASX Futures pointing to a rise of just 1 basis point or 0.02 per cent,...

Trump concerns tank stocks

Trump concerns tank stocks

Global stocks are plummeting with investors now sceptical about the extent to which US President Donald Trump can deliver on growth...