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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

Scoring BIG in SMALL Caps (Pt. 1)

Maqro Academy

Small Caps

Scoring BIG in SMALL Caps (Pt. 1)

A question always in an investor’s mind, where is the money?Amidst the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has degraded Australia’s economy, lies companies which are growing dramatically. The differentiating factor you may ask –...

Divik N

Divik N

Stocks

Politics

Renewed US-China Tensions

Sino-US tensions have rapidly escalated over the past couple weeks as U.S lawmakers are urging President Trump to impose sanctions or other measures on China for their burgeoning grip on Hong Kong. China announced its...

Aditya K

Aditya K

Banks Drive Markets Higher

Weekly Market Wrap

Banks Drive Markets Higher

First Week of June Despite a late week sell-off from concerns of the US-China tensions sparking back up, the Australian Market enjoyed its best week almost two months. The ASX200 was led higher by its traditional...

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker

Investing Psychology

Stocks

Politics

The Emergence of Mortgage Defaults

The term ‘mortgage defaults’ may spark fear among many investors as this was a significant player behind the 2008/2009 GFC. In more recent times, CBA has set aside $1.5b for potential defaults, pushing their total...

Divik N

Divik N

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