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New Financial Year!

Weekly Market Wrap

New Financial Year!

Second Week of JulyThe ASX200 gained 2.5% for the week to close at 6,057 after shrugging off a poor start to the week as markets expect its usual  end of financial year volatility. Tuesday marked the...

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker

Investing Psychology

COVID-19 Restrictions, Cases and Border Situation

AustraliaNew South Wales (NSW)Up to 20 visitors to a household at any time. No more than 20 people allowed to gather outside in a public place. No limitations to travel in NSW....

Edward Heng

1st or 2nd Wave? Regardless, cases at New Highs

Weekly Market Wrap

1st or 2nd Wave? Regardless, cases at New Highs

First Week of JulyThe ASX200 rebounded 1.5% on Friday after falling 2.5% on Thursday. For the week, the index fell 0.7% to close at 5,904. The market weakness came as Coronavirus cases locally and globally...

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker

Scoring BIG in SMALL Caps (Pt. 2)

Maqro Academy

Investing Psychology

Small Caps

Scoring BIG in SMALL Caps (Pt. 2)

The Ying & YangThe ‘Ying’ to the fundamentally driven analysis & the ‘Yang’ of companies within the Small Caps Universe, are financial metrics and quantitative factors. These facets, for example a company’s key financial ratios,...

Divik N

Divik N

Second Wave Fears Sparks Sell-Off

Weekly Market Wrap

Second Wave Fears Sparks Sell-Off

Third Week of JuneThe ASX200 lost 112 points or 1.9% to 5,847 on Friday, falling 2.2% for the week. Investor sentiment retreated following the Federal Reserve’s economic projections, forecasting 9.3% unemployment and near zero interest...

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker

Investing Psychology

Commodities

Coronavirus Eruption

An Interruption causing a Reduction in ProductionThe closure of a series of mines owned by the 11 billion reais (A$2.89 billion) Brazilian mining giant Vale, was enforced and ordered by a Brazilian local court after...

Divik N

Divik N

Hedge Funds vs Mutual Funds

Maqro Academy

Hedge Funds vs Mutual Funds

Often these two terms get thrown around in the financial world without knowing their true functionalities and meanings. Today we will delve into what these institutions are, how they work and the perks of investing...

Divik N

Divik N

Investing Psychology

Politics

How Australian Superannuation Industry Fared during COVID-19

The Australian superannuation industry, which manages approximately $3 trillion dollars in assets for its members, suffered a major hit to both returns and withdrawals due to the widespread ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic on the...

Aditya K

Aditya K

Jobs Data Shocks Markets

Maqro Academy

Jobs Data Shocks Markets

Second Week of JuneThe major banks lead the market higher for the sixth straight week. All four of the banks pushed towards their three-month highs after an array of positive analyst upgrades came this week...

Adieshree Bhagwan Gwalani

Adieshree Bhagwan Gwalani

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