20 August 21 - Commodities Dip, Chinese Tech Tanks | CSL

Global markets were mixed overnight, as US markets (S&P 500 +0.1%) stemmed losses following a two-day sell off.

19 Aug 2021 - RBNZ Delays OCR Hike | BHP - Buying the Dip

Mining Giant BHP shares slumped yesterday, falling -7% making it the worst performer of the day despite revealing a solid underlying result.

18 Aug 2021 - NZ Dips on Lockdown | PGG Wrightson

While NZX stocks were hit on the news yesterday, most have partially rebounded this morning - selling was broad based but the retailers such as Kathmandu (unfortunate timing with its winter sale) and property stocks (such as Kiwi Property) were hit hardes

17 August 21 - China Data Disappoints | Contact Result

Global markets were mixed overnight, as US markets (S&P 500 +0.3%) edged higher ahead of profit results due from the major global retailers – shrugging off news of weaker than expected economic data from China.

16 August 21 - Week Ahead - RBNZ | Telstra Buy-Back

Global markets finished the week on a positive note Friday, as US markets (S&P 500 +0.2%) closed at record highs following mixed economic data - with investors becoming less concerned around inflation fears.

13 Aug 2021 - Earnings in Focus | QBE Jumps 8%

We remain BUY rated on QBE as it is still reasonably priced on a 13x price to earnings ratio, paying a dividend yield of 3%.

12 Aug 2021 - Benign Inflation | Crown - Not Worth a Gamble

The consumer price index rose +0.5% for the month of July (as expected) and +5.4% for the year to July, which provided reassurance to the market that interest rates could remain relatively stable.

11 Aug 2021 - Biden Infrastructure Bill | James Hardie Delivers

As widely anticipated, the US Senate finally passed the infrastructure bill, worth about $1 trillion with $550bn of new spending, seen as a political win for President Biden, but it still faces some hurdles to pass in the House before being implemented.

10 Aug 2021 - Stay Long Financials | Westpac - Healthy Capital Returns

Insurance and banking stocks supported the ASX yesterday, making up for falls across a broad range of sectors as earnings season moved up a gear.

9 Aug 2021 - Week Ahead, Gold Tumbles | Auckland Airport, Z Energy Takeover

Positive US jobs data pushed cyclical stocks higher (Financials led gains +2.0%), while rising bond yields saw growth and defensive stocks underperform.