Bassanese Bites: Global Optimism – Week beginning: 08 May 2017

In an otherwise lacklustre week, risk markets nonetheless ended positively following a reassuringly firm US payrolls report on Friday.  Importantly,...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 01/05/17

A correction for resources stocks plus a tougher going for Australian banks implies fresh money had to flow into other stocks...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 25/04/17

It may be hard to imagine today but it wasn’t that long ago, the first half of 2015, when Telstra’s...

Bassanese Bites: Sabre Rattling Helps Gold – Week beginning: 18 April 2017

Geo-political tensions were the main theme of last week, with concerns over a possible US-Russia dispute arising out of the...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 12/04/17

Late Winston Churchill was once quoted as: “You can always count on the Americans to do the right thing, after...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 05/04/17

One swallow does not a summer make but it appears the upward trending share market in Australia became more inclusive in...

Bassanese Bites: ASX breaks its range – Week beginning: 03 April 2017

The key data highlight this week will be Friday’s US payrolls, with another solid result expected.  A key indicator to...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 29/03/17

What can be seen is that financial markets maintain little appetite for a sizeable pull back, let alone an old...

Bassanese Bites: Taxing Times – Week beginning: 27 March 2017

The key development last week was US President Trump’s failure to get his health care changes through Congress.  The US...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 22/03/17

We all know the share market as the public forum where smart thinkers figure out the RBA is going to lower/hike...