Market Pulse


Morning market update – 19 May, 2015

The Australian market looks set to open higher later this morning, following gains on Wall Street overnight. The June SPI futures contract is up 24 points, at 5689. In the US, the Dow Jones and SP 500 indexes closed at fresh highs, helped by acquisitions in the pharmaceutical and apparel sectors. In local economic news


Morning market update – 12 May, 2015

The Australian market is poised to open flat later this morning, despite falls on Wall Street overnight. The June SPI futures contract is up just one point, 5575. US stocks finished lower, ending a two-day surge in equities as traders eyed tough negotiations between Greece and international creditors. Locally today, official housing finance figures for


Morning market update – 5 May, 2015

The Australian market looks set to open higher later this morning, following gains on Wall Street overnight. The June SPI futures contract is up 29 points, at 5835. US stocks gained some ground following the first rise in US factory orders in eight months. Locally, the Reserve Bank has its board meeting and is widely


Morning market update – 28 April, 2015

The Aussie market looks set to open slightly higher later this morning, with the SPI futures pointing to gains despite Wall Street falling as traders awaited Apple earnings results and a Federal Reserve policy meeting. The June SPI futures contract is up 16 points, at 5988. In local economic news today, Reserve Bank of Australia


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