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China: The Ease of the Disease?

Investing Psychology

Stocks

Politics

China: The Ease of the Disease?

Coronavirus, a going concern since late December 2019, has disrupted global economic activity and investor behavior. March 9th saw the VIX index (volatility) at a 10-year high at 54.46, which in comparison to the all-time...

Divik N

Divik N

Benefits from a Falling Market?

Weekly Market Wrap

Benefits from a Falling Market?

First Week of AugustASX UpdateThe Aussie Market experienced a horror end to the week and the month, diverging away from the US futures, to the downside unfortunately - suffering its worst session in over five...

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker

Psychological fatigue with social distancing

Weekly Market Wrap

Psychological fatigue with social distancing

Fifth Week of JulyASX UpdateIn a volatile week, the market finished back to where it started after an end of week sell-off erased all positivity from early in the week. The early news of JobKeeper...

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker

Government Support in Focus

Weekly Market Wrap

Government Support in Focus

Fourth Week of JulyASX UpdateThe ASX200 added 114 points or 1.9% to 6,033. On the back of the Government announcing a $1.5B infrastructure plan including adding the 'JobTrainer' to the support package. However, further restrictions...

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker

Fundamental Analysis 101: Guide to Reporting Season Analysis

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Fundamental Analysis 101: Guide to Reporting Season Analysis

Fundamental Analysis 101: Guide to Reporting Season AnalysisUsually an investor only has a limited amount of time between companies releasing their earnings report and market opening at 10am to assess the outcome of...

Edward Heng

Edward Heng

Benefits of Privatisation: A Case Study

Investing Psychology

Stocks

Benefits of Privatisation: A Case Study

With economies around the world struggling from the COVID-19 pandemic, several private businesses turn to the government for support. Scott Morrison recently commented on the idea of nationalising business, “We have no plans along those...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

Virus Causes Jitters but Boosts Tech

Weekly Market Wrap

Virus Causes Jitters but Boosts Tech

Third Week of JulyFriday's late decline of 0.6% meant that the index shed 2.5% for the week. Pessimistic sentiment drove markets lower on the continued rise of covid cases both locally and globally. Here in...

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker

Abnormal Market Activities in an Unprecedented Time

Investing Psychology

Stocks

Abnormal Market Activities in an Unprecedented Time

COVID-19 has led to abnormalities in several stock market activities: trading volumes have reached new highs despite a market sell-off, initial capital has fallen relative to its 2019 comparison, whilst secondary capital has increased, and...

Jay Swami

Jay Swami

EOFY Shopping Spree for the Australian Defence Force (ADF)

Investing Psychology

Politics

EOFY Shopping Spree for the Australian Defence Force (ADF)

It’s not every day that a Prime Minister warns us to “prepare for a post-COVID world, which is much more disorderly and worse than the current COVID-situation”.  Recently, the Australian government has unveiled a A$270bn commitment...

Divik N

Divik N

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