Bassanese Bites: Central Banks Bark – Week beginning: 3 July 2017

The dominant global theme over the past week has been the increase in rhetoric from central banks – other than...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 26/06/17

With foreign investors accounting for a little less than 50% of ownership in the Australian share market, there has also...

Bassanese Bites: Oil Slick – Week beginning: 26 June 2017

It was another modest week for global equities overall as a sharp drop in oil prices took the wind out...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 19/06/17

One major caveat for all predictions and projections for share markets in the months/year(s) ahead is that US bonds have...

Bassanese Bites: A cleansing pause – Week beginning: 19 June 2017

Global equities continued to consolidate last week in the absence of bullish new news.  Indeed, the US Fed’s widely expected...

Bassanese Bites: Goldilocks Economy – Week beginning: 5 June 2017

US stocks pushed further into record territory last week as the weaker-than-expected May payrolls report (employment +138k vs. market +185k)...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 29/05/17

May 2017 has pushed equity indices in Australia back to levels last seen in March and February, erasing in full...

Bassanese Bites: While Trump’s Away.. – Week beginning: 29 May 2017

While Trump’s away markets will play.  The S&P 500 touched a new record high last week, as attention re-focused on...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 22/05/17

In what now must look like the ultimate act of share market irony, the ASX200 index peaked on the 1st...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 08/05/17

The calendar says “May” and that means investors are being bombarded with historical “evidence” May is not a good month to...