Market Pulse

Evening Market Update: Dog Day Afternoon

The bears didn’t let up in the afternoon, digging their claws in further and undoing more of the bulls’ recent good work. There is no other way to express it, it was a rout from pillar to post. Every sector closed in the red with energy and materials plays by far the worst in show, their

Evening Market Analysis: Another Rough Day

The Aussie market bounced a touch in the afternoon session, with the bulls clawing back 10 points. The clear majority of sectors remained in the red however, with materials companies the hardest hit. Mining majors BHP (-1.8%), Rio Tinto (-1.8%) and Fortescue (-1%) all weighed.Other sectors hit hard were the IT and energy sectors. Winners on

Evening Market Analysis: Modest Gains

The Australian market climbed modestly higher today, despite a mixed lead provided by international markets overnight. The sectors were split evenly amongst winners and losers, with utilities and telcos holding up the market. Conversely, energy and industrial stocks were the weakest links. The big four banks all finished above water, with CBA (+0.7%) and ANZ (+0.6%)

Evening Market Analysis: Flat Week

The Aussie market weakened slightly in the afternoon session, with the XJO closing 22 points (-0.5%) points weaker, at 4462. The majority of sectors close in the red, with energy, financials and utilities the weakest links. At the other end of the spectrum, IT, healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks were the best performers. At the heavy

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