Market Pulse


Midday Market Update:

After a positive start, the Aussie market has dipped into the red heading into the afternoon session. The ASX200 is presently down two points, at 4919. Financials and healthcare stocks are weighing on the market, while materials are holding up thanks to commodity price gains in Friday’s night international session. In company news, Aquila Resources


Midday Market Update: Aussie Going Nowhere

The Aussie market is slightly stronger so far today, following the mixed leads provided by international markets last night. The XJO is presently 10 points (+0.2%) in the green, at 4390. The sectors are fairly evenly balanced between winners and losers, with utilities, financials and telcos the best performers whilst energy, industrials and healthcare stocks are


Midday Market Analysis: Aussie Smashed

The Aussie market is suffering badly so far today, despite the flat leads provided by international markets last night. The XJO is presently down 46 points (-1%) at 4400. Every sector is weaker, with financials, energy and industrials the poorest performers. In company news, IPL has jumped over 4% after releasing its FY12 results which beat market


Midday Market Analysis: Aussie Treading Water

The Aussie market is little changed so far today, following indecisive leads provided by international markets on Friday night. The XJO is presently seven points (-0.2%) underwater, at 4455. Most sectors are weaker, with energy, industrials and materials the weakest links whilst telcos and utilities are doing their best to prop the market up. In company


Midday Market Analysis: Aussie Holding Up

The Aussie market is holding up reasonably so far today, in light of the poor leads provided by international markets last night. The XJO is presently down 20 points (-0.5%), at 4461. Most sectors are weaker, with utilities, financials and energy the weakest links, whilst healthcare and IT are the strongest performers. In company news, Emeco


Midday Market Analysis: Aussie Taking A Hit

The Aussie market is taking a pounding so far today, which was to be expected given the leads provided by international markets last night. The XJO is presently down 40 points (-0.9%) at 4480. Every sector is in the red, with telcos, energy, and materials plays the weakest performers. On the economic front, data released by the


Midday Market Analysis: Aussie Holding Up

The Aussie market is little changed so far today, despite the local bourse enduring a fairly volatile morning. The XJO is presently flat, at 4460, and holding up fairly well in light of the leads provided by international markets on Friday night. As would be expected, the sectors are fairly evenly balanced between winners and losers,


Midday Market Analysis: Local Bulls Run

The Aussie market is performing well today, following the solid leads provided by European markets last night. Every sector is in the green, with IT and materials stocks leading the move higher. In company news, NAB is trading flat after reporting a 22% slump in annual profits, with its UK business gaining dragging on the


Midday Market Analysis: Resilient Aussie

Aussie share have climbed higher so far today, despite the negative lead provided by European markets last night. The XJO is currently 11 points (+0.2%) higher, at 4488. Most sectors are stronger at lunch, with telcos and healthcare leading the charge. Conversely, IT and property stocks are the laggards. In company news, Telstra is up 0.7% after


Midday Market Analysis: Solid Aussie

The Aussie market is performing reasonably well so far today, despite the lacklustre leads provided by international markets on Friday night. The XJO is presently 20 points (+0.5%) in the green, holding around 4490. Most sectors are in the green, with utilities leading the way, followed by energy and industrial stocks. At the other end of the


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