Market Pulse

Evening Marketing Analysis: ASX Lower At Close

The Aussie market ended lower following a dismal lead from international markets overnight. At home, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 1.4% in second quarter, beating economist expectations of a 0.9% rise. On an annualised basis inflation was 2.00%, above expectations of a 1.7% rate. Trimmed mean CPI, which better measures the underlying trend in


Evening Market Analysis: Market Edges Higher

The Australian markets edged higher today, after a mixed night on international markets overnight. The sectors finished evenly split amongst winners and losers with telcos and property stocks leading the way higher. Conversely, IT and energy stocks were the worst performing. The big four banks were mostly stronger with CBA (+0.8%) gaining the most ground of the group. NAB


Evening Market Analysis: Aussie Shares Lower

Aussie shares ended lower today, following the horrid night on international markets on Friday. All the sectors finished in negative territory with material and healthcare stocks the hardest hit. The big four banks were all down expect for ANZ (flat). NAB the worst performer of the group, dropping 0.8%. The mining majors weighed on the market as


Evening Market Analysis: Aussie Gains Ground

The Australian market gained ground today, despite a mixed lead from international markets overnight. At home the sectors close mostly positive, with IT and telcos leading the charge higher. Financials were the biggest drag on the market, not helped by NAB’s 2.7% slump. The rest of the big four didn’t fare much better, with CBA (-0.4%),


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