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Weekly Market Update: 8th of March 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 8th of March 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 up 37pts (0.6%)CBA up $4.89 (6.0%)FMG down $2.01 (8.3%)The ASX200 rose 37 points over the course of the week to 6,711 points, with a strong start...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

AUD/USD Movements in 2020 | Part 1

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AUD/USD Movements in 2020 | Part 1

Global markets experienced heightened volatility in 2020, a profound characteristic that also had a material effect on movements in the Australian Dollar.When compared with the US Dollar, commonly considered as the benchmark comparitive currency, the...

Andre Thomas

Andre Thomas

Weekly Market Update: 1st of March 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 1st of March 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 down 121pts (1.8%)CBA down $0.95 (1.2%)FMG up $0.14 (0.6%)The ASX200 fell 121 points over the course of the week to 6,673 points, as bond yields spiked due to bond holders fearing...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

Weekly Market Update: 22nd of February 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 22nd of February 2021

Domestic Markets | ASX200 down 16pts (0.2%)CBA down $4.36 (5.0%)FMG up $0.14 (0.59%)The ASX200 fell 16 points over the course of the week to 6,794 points, as profits takers cancelled out companies generally reporting better...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

Quantitative Easing

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Quantitative Easing

Ambitious Quantitative Easing and Persistent Low Interest Rates Characterise the RBAs COVID RecoveryIn March 2020, Philip Lowe announced that the RBA would begin quantitative easing for the very first time in Australia. Quantitative easing is...

Felix Zerbib

Felix Zerbib

Weekly Market Update: 8th of February 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 8th of February 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 up 233pts (+3.5%)Markets rebounded on the back of positive news for Australian equities.CBA +$5.13 (6.14%)FMG +$1.44 (6.61%)The ASX200 followed global markets in a positive week, rising 3.5%....

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

What Is Diversification?

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What Is Diversification?

Key TakeawaysDiversification involves constructing a portfolio with mixed asset classes and exposure to different industriesDiversification doesn’t remove risk – it reduces itYour risk tolerance depends on the type of investor you are: Conservative, Balanced...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

Weekly Market Update: 25th of January 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 25th of January 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 Up +85pts (1.3%)Markets Rebounded from Last Week.CBA -$0.29 (-0.34%)FMG -$0.86 (-3.4%)The ASX rose 1.3% over the course of the week, as Australia’s unemployment rate continued to decline with the country...

Edward H

Edward H

Weekly Market Update: 11th of January 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 11th of January 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 Up +171pts (2.6%)Markets rose to 10-month highs.CBA $3.52 (4.3%)FMG $1.19 (8.2%)The ASX200 added 170.8 points or 2.6% in the first week of 2021. The week saw Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing during the...

Edward H

Edward H

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