Trump Delays Tariffs | Summerset Result

Trump Delays Tariffs | Summerset Result

Global markets bounced overnight after the Trump administration announced a delay on select Chinese import tariffs, bringing buyers back to the equities market in a broad-based rally.

ASX Finally Hits New High | Telstra’s Surge

ASX Finally Hits New High | Telstra’s Surge

The Australian sharemarket jumped to a new record high on Tuesday, surpassing the previous milestone it set more than 11½ years ago at the peak of the mining boom.

Mixed Markets | Afterpay Comments

Mixed Markets | Afterpay Comments

Shares in Aussie Tech darling Afterpay have been volatile of late, following a press release from Visa highlighting the payments giant will begin testing its own payment instalments technology.

Week Ahead - OCR, G20 | SkyCity Update

Week Ahead - OCR, G20 | SkyCity Update

The key event for the week ahead is the G20 leaders meeting in Japan set for Friday & Saturday, with all eyes on talks between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.

Week Ahead, Optimism | Fletcher Building

Week Ahead, Optimism | Fletcher Building

It generally appears as though "bad news" is "good news" once again given expectations for the US Fed to become more supportive by lowering interest rates. 

Housing Slide to Stall? | Fisher & Paykel

Housing Slide to Stall? | Fisher & Paykel

Sydney and Melbourne property markets are showing early signs of ending their steep slides, with a strong bounce in auction clearance rates on the first Saturday after the federal election.

Banks See 33bn ASX Surge | Kiwi Property Group

Banks See 33bn ASX Surge | Kiwi Property Group

Australian shares soared to an 11-year high on Monday, as investors welcomed the surprise re-election of the Coalition, adding an extra $32.8 billion to the ​ASX market index value.

Week Ahead | Infratil Bids for Vodafone

Week Ahead | Infratil Bids for Vodafone

​US markets initially dropped sharply following the planned increase in US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods by 25%, with ​China vowing to retaliate.

RBA & RBNZ Focus, Record US Unemployment | Macquarie

RBA & RBNZ Focus, Record US Unemployment | Macquarie

The US unemployment rate has dropped to 3.6 percent, the lowest in nearly half a century. However, wage inflation/gains remain remarkably subdued.

Week Ahead - Fed, Earnings | Tesla Hits 2-Year Low

Week Ahead - Fed, Earnings | Tesla Hits 2-Year Low

For the week ahead, investor attention will likely remain focussed on US corporate earnings season, but the ​key event to watch will be Thursday morning's US Federal Reserve policy announcement.