Morning market update – 2 April, 2015

The Australian market will open lower later this morning, after falls on Wall Street overnight where healthcare and industrial stocks retreated. The June SPI futures contract is down 37 points, at 5849. In local economic news today, the Reserve Bank of Australia releases its index of commodity prices for March and the Australian Bureau of


Morning market update – 31 March, 2015

The Aussie market will open higher later this morning, after Wall Street rose more than one per cent overnight amid company mergers and optimism central banks will support growth. The June SPI futures contract is up 42 points, at 5893. The US markets responded to Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday saying the central


Morning market update – 17 March, 2015

The Australian market looks set to open sharply higher later this morning, after Wall Street lifted more than one per cent overnight as traders weighed the timing of US interest-rate increases after lower-than-forecast economic data. The March share price index futures contract is up 37 points, at 5831. US factory production fell in February for