Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 19/03/18

Two things happened last week. I had quite an elaborate telephone conversation with a worried investor, let’s call her K, after...

Bassanese Bites: Don’t fight the Fed – Week beginning: 19 March 2018

With little major market moving data last week, the focus was (once again) on the antics of US President Trump. ...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 12/03/18

This story started in 2012. Back then the world looked a much scarier place with Greece and the broader European...

Bassanese Bites: Don’t worry, be happy – Week beginning: 12 March 2018

Last week many of the dark clouds hanging over the global economy appeared to lift somewhat, with signs that new...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 05/03/18

What is the most important focus for share market portfolios? Is it growth? Is it disruption? Most commentators and professional...

Bassanese Bites: Tariffs & Wages – Week beginning: 05 March 2018

It was another roller coaster week across global markets, with the key highlights being testimony by new United States Fed...

Bassanese Bites: Bond Relief – Week beginning: 26 February 2018

With markets still fretting over interest rates, a key focus this week will be Jerome Powell’s first public appearance as...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 19/02/18

We are passed the mid point of the month, but we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg that is...

Bassanese Bites: What correction? – Week beginning: 19 February 2018

Having dropped 10% from its late January peak, the US market has now broadly recovered half its losses.   Helping stocks...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 12/02/18

Last week I learned about a 23 year old gung ho trader based in Singapore who turned a mere US$50,000...