News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

News & Analysis

Stay on top of the news that directly impacts the Forex, Index and Commodity markets.

JB Hi-Fi may have just successfully weathered the pandemic

JB Hi-Fi is an Australian/New Zealand consumer electronics, Home Appliances and Technology retailer. The company operates 316 stores across Australia and New Zealand. JB Hi-Fi appears to be still going strong despite the general retail disruptions...

March 31, 2022
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Telstra, TLS Dividend and Price Action

Telstra Corporation Limited is an Australian telecommunications company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other products and services. It is a member of the S&...

March 30, 2022
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Dividends and who’s paying them in April?

A dividend is a distribution of profits by a corporation to its shareholders. When a corporation earns a profit or surplus, it is able to pay a proportion of the profit as a dividend to shareholders. How do stock dividends work? A dividend is p...

March 29, 2022
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Xpeng tops estimates in Q4

Xpeng Inc. reported its Q4 2021 financial results before the market open in the US on Monday. The Chinese electric vehicle company topped Wall Street expectations, beating both revenue and earnings per share estimates. World’s 21st largest autom...

March 29, 2022
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Market set for another volatile week

The market looks for another volatile week as geopolitical concerns and high commodity prices look likely to remain a key factor in the last week of March. Market sentiment will also be dictated by the Federal Reserve's responses to key core figures ...

March 28, 2022
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What Premier Investments’ latest results tells us about Retail sector post pandemic

Premier Investments is a company that was established as an investment vehicle to maximise growth in capital returns to shareholders through the acquisition of controlling or strategic shareholdings in premier Australian companies, with a particular ...

March 25, 2022
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Western Countries consider new sanctions against Russia, limiting their access to gold.

The USA and other Western nations have intimated that they are planning to block Russia's access to its international stockpile of gold. Russia has so far been able to use gold to support the Rubel as a tool to reduce the impact of sanctions. Russia ...

March 25, 2022
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NIO Q4 2021 results have arrived

NIO Inc. reported its fourth quarter 2021 financial results after the market close on Wall Street on Thursday. The Chinese electric vehicle maker reported revenue of $1.558 billion (49.1% increase year-over-year) that was above analyst forecast of...

March 25, 2022
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Oil spikes again on fears of supply shortages

US indices retraced overnight as the market took a step back to assess the recent rally. The Nasdaq finished down 1.32%, the Dow Jones Index was down 1.29% and the S&P 500 was 1.23% in the red. Despite the selling, the session was still a far cry...

March 24, 2022
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A quick surveillance on the Australian drone sector

Drones are slowly becoming mainstream in our airspace. Along with unmanned aviation vehicles (UAV), these high flying devices can commonly be reported as a potential UFO. There has been quite a lot of hype over potential growth of the drone market...

March 24, 2022
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US stocks continued moving up overnight with the technology sector outperforming

The US technology sector rose again last night and worked back the losses from the previous day of trading as the market came to grips with the Federal Reserve’s announcement surrounding interest. Tesla was a standout performer and has seen a huge ...

March 23, 2022
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Adobe’s latest numbers are in

Adobe Inc. reported its financial results for fiscal first quarter 2022 after the closing bell on Wall Street on Tuesday. The American software company reported revenue of $4.262 billion in the quarter (9% increase year-over-year), slightly beatin...

March 23, 2022
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An update on Jerome Powell’s (Federal Reserve) latest speech

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has recently doubled down on their hawkish views, after Jerome Powell’s latest speech. There are preparations to substantially increase the interest rate in May. The speech has subsequently put pressure on the Australia...

March 23, 2022
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Pfizer’s Performance and the 4th Booster Plan

Pfizer Inc. is an American multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporation headquartered on 42nd Street in Manhattan, New York City. The company was established in 1849 in New York by two German immigrants, Charles Pfizer and his cousin Ch...

March 23, 2022
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China’s dominance of Rare Earths and the West’s opportunity

What are Rare Earths? Neodymium and praseodymium (NdPr) are two resources that you have probably never heard of, but you use every day. They are not like Gold, Iron ore or even Lithium. They are the two most important light Rare Earths, and they h...

March 22, 2022
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