The S&P 500 broke three straight days of gains, falling 0.2% as investors seemingly became exhausted from an extended rally. This
The end is near The Australian economy is now experiencing its first recession in close to 30 years. The initial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak sent domestic GDP down -0.3% in the March quarter, with experts predicting a contraction of as much as -8.4% in June. But what does it mean? Clearly nothing as markets…
Global sharemarkets continued their incredible rally even as protests and riots continued in the US, following President Trump’s call to bring in the military.
Despite widespread geopolitical and societal tension, be it from US protests or the threat of a renewed trade war with China, the market seem to keep powering through exhibiting the disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street.
With markets waiting with baited breath for President Trump’s speech on his policy towards China. The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) fell heavily in the afternoon to finish down 1.6% for the day.
Here’s what Australian financial planners need to know about ASX shares and overseas markets on Friday morning. The ASX is expected to open slightly lower.
Wednesday proved to be another wild day for markets with Australia’s ASX 200 index down over 1% at the open, only to rally 2% and finally finish 5 points down as the session ended.
The ASX 200 experienced its best day in over seven weeks on Tuesday, adding 2.9% to 5,780 points, with all sectors increasing. The Australian share market has now regained 31.2% from its March lows.
In the USA, it was Memorial Day. However, a strong lead from the local futures market was enough to send the ASX 200 to an 11-week high on Monday, but over 2% for the day.
It was another strong week for global markets with the ASX 200 rising 1.7% and the Dow Jones ending up 3.3% last week, as reporting season continued.