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Weekly Market Update: 22nd of March 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 22nd of March 2021

22nd of March 2021Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 down 59pts (0.9%)CBA down $1.78 (2.1%)FMG down $1.25 (5.9%)The ASX200 fell 59 points as positive data came with a negative spin. The markets barely reacted to the Australian unemployment dropping...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

China’s Long Road to Recovery

Commodities

Politics

China’s Long Road to Recovery

Since the onset of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Chinese economy has been severely impacted. Not only has consumer demand for goods and services diminished, namely food and beverages, tourism and retail but...

Aditya Kapdi

Weekly Market Update: 15th of March 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 15th of March 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 up 56pts (0.8%)CBA up $0.04 (0.1%)FMG down $0.84 (3.8%)The ASX200 rose 56 points over the course of the week to 6,767 points with investors responding well to US COVID stimulus passing congress and...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

AUD/USD Movements in 2020 | Part 2

Maqro Academy

AUD/USD Movements in 2020 | Part 2

Driver 3 - Downward Pressure on the USDThe sustained depreciation of the USD was a significant trend movement throughout 2020. This price trend on a bilateral front, is a driver of the AUD’s appreciation. This...

Andre Thomas

Andre Thomas

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

Maqro Academy

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

Maqro Academy

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

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