Shares and Indices

Shares and Indices

Oracle latest financial results announced

Oracle Corporation reported its fiscal 2022 third quarter financial results after the closing bell on Wall Street today. The US software and hardware manufacturer reported revenue of $10.513 billion vs. $10.506 billion expected. Earnings per share at $1.13 per share, falling short of analyst estimate of $1.18 per share. The company also an...

March 11, 2022
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JD.com Q4 numbers are in

JD.com Inc. (JD) announced its fourth-quarter earnings numbers on Thursday. The Chinese e-commerce company reported revenue of $43.422 billion (up by 23% year-over-year), slightly above Wall Street analysts forecast of $43.186 billion. Earnings per share reported at $0.35 per share vs. $0.28 per share expected. ''We are pleased to finish t...

March 11, 2022
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Iron ore skyrockets to six-month high as China eases Covid-19 restrictions

Iron ore prices have continued to rally to a six-month high this week, due in part to reports of potential easing of China’s strict COVID-19 policy and their signs of improved steel demand. The Singapore Exchange has the iron ore futures price reaching $165 USD a tonne on Tuesday, this is the highest level since July 2021. The price inc...

March 10, 2022
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Gold pushes through $2000 as demand grows during uncertain times

Gold has seen a resurgence in the past few weeks on the back of inflationary pressure and geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Russia. Prior to the conflict, the price of Gold was hovering around $1,800 USD per ounce. After pushing through $2000 USD per ounce the price is now moving closer to its all-time high at $2070. The rise in other commodi...

March 9, 2022
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Commodities’ record high prices wreaking havoc for inflation

A sudden rapid increase in commodity prices, propelled by supply concerns stemming from the Russia and Ukraine conflict, has brought about inflationary pressure and moved future inflation expectation. The increase has also pushed indices into a bear market and caused some volatility in global equities. Nickel, European gas and wheat have all...

March 9, 2022
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How the US sanctioned Russia in response to their invasion

Investors are currently bracing for further volatility in the global markets as Russia’s troops have been deployed into eastern Ukraine. The heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine reached a tipping point last week when the Kremlin had officially recognised regions in eastern Ukraine held by separatists (supported by Russia). Russia ord...

March 4, 2022
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Rio Tinto’s record setting performance

All prices in this article will be in USD unless otherwise stated. Rio Tinto Group is an Anglo-Australian multinational and the world's second-largest metals and mining corporation, behind BHP, producing iron ore, copper, diamonds, gold and uranium. Rio Tinto made history last week by posting the second biggest profit in Australian corporate ...

March 4, 2022
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Preview: Non-Farm Payroll Announcement

It’s the beginning of a new month which means that the Non-Farm Payroll figures will be released this week by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The latest US jobs data for January will be released at 1:30pm London time on Friday. Why is the announcement important? Non-Farm Payroll is one of the most closely watched indicators. It is consid...

March 4, 2022
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Salesforce record fourth quarter and Slack expectations

Salesforce the worlds #1 customer relationship management (CRM) platform has just announced record fourth quarter and full fiscal 2022 results exceeding expectations. The pandemic-led shift to hybrid work has kept up a strong demand for its cloud-based software. Total fourth quarter revenue was $7.33 billion, an increase of 26% year over yea...

March 3, 2022
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Advantages and disadvantages of using an Expert Advisor (EAs)

What is an Expert Advisor (EA)? Expert Advisors (EAs) are trading software that automatically run and trade based on their preprogrammed rules for initiating, managing, and exiting trades in the market. These automated trading systems are very popular among traders and are widely used on the Metatrader 4 and 5 platforms. For most traders, EA...

March 3, 2022
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Dicker Data’s year of acquisitions

Dicker Data is an Australian-owned and operated, ASX-listed technology hardware, software and cloud distributor. They were founded in 1978. As a distributor, they sell exclusively to a valued partner base of over 5,500 resellers. Dicker Data distributes a wide portfolio of products from the world’s leading technology vendors. Dicker Data h...

March 2, 2022
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NIO’s February delivery numbers are in

NIO Inc. (NIO) reported its latest delivery numbers for February on Tuesday. The Chinese electric vehicle company delivered 6,131 cars last month – an increase of 9.9% year-over-year. The deliveries in February consisted of: 1,084 ES8s – the company’s six-seater or seven-seater flagship premium smart electric SUV 3,309 ES6s – ...

March 2, 2022
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Salesforce tops estimates

Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) reported its fourth-quarter earnings results after the closing bell over Wall Street today – surpassing analyst expectations. World’s leading customer relationship management (CRM) company reported revenue of $7.326 billion (an increase of 26% year-over-year) vs. $7.242 billion expected. Earnings per share report...

March 2, 2022
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Zoom exceeds Wall Street expectations for Q4

Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) reported its fourth-quarter 2021 financial results after the closing bell over in the US on Monday. The US based company, which offers a cloud-based video conferencing service reported total revenue of $1.071 billion (up by 21% year-over-year), which was above analyst estimate of $1.054 billion. Earnings pe...

March 1, 2022
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Moderna gets a boost

Moderna Inc. (MRNA) reported it latest financial numbers before the opening bell in the US on Thursday. The pharmaceutical company reported results that beat Wall Street estimates, sending the stock price higher on the day. Total revenue reported at $7.211 billion in the fourth quarter vs. $6.798 billion expected. Earnings per share at $11...

February 25, 2022
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