Bassanese Bites: Seeking stability – Week beginning: 15 October 2018

The highlight of the past week was the sell-off in global equities, which seemed a delayed reaction to the surge in...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 08/10/18

“I used to think that if there was reincarnation, I wanted to come back as the president or the pope...

Bassanese Bites: Bond Breakout – Week beginning: 08 October 2018

The highlight of the past week was clearly the surge in US bond yields which helped drag down equity prices to a...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 01/10/18

Ten years on from the largest and most iconic corporate failure in modern day USA, it has become quite fashionable...

Bassanese Bites: Wage Watch – Week beginning: 02 October 2018

It was a moderate risk-off week for equities thanks to both disappointment that China essentially called off new trade talks...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 24/09/18

On Monday, AXA Investment Managers held its annual media round table in Sydney which includes open floor conversations with a number of...

Bassanese Bites: Don’t mention the war – Week beginning: 24 September 2018

Global equities continued their ascent last week, steadfastly refusing to be concerned by the apparent ratcheting up in “trade war”...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 17/09/18

One of my all-time favourite movie scenes is when Woody Allen stands in the queue in Annie Hall (1977) and...

Bassanese Bites: Hello 3% – Week beginning: 17 September 2018

It was a generally positive week for global stocks helped by a “Goldilocks” pattern of US economic data and hopes...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 10/09/18

This week’s Weekly Insights arrives in your inbox later than usual as I have been traveling to Wollongong, south of...