Bassanese Bites: The Greenback is back – Week beginning: 18 June 2018

It was a generally soggy week for global equities thanks to Trump’s renewed trade war with China and a hawkish...

Bassanese Bites: Spot the Dot – Week beginning: 12 June 2018

Despite all the bluster from Donald Trump, it was a “risk-on” week for global markets, with the S&P 500 lifting...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 04/06/18

And after all that was said and done, the Australian share market entered the final month of financial year 2018...

Bassanese Bites: Mamma Mia! – Week beginning: 04 June 2018

It was a mixed week for markets last week. Fears surrounding Italy and US President Trump’s trade policies weighed on...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 28/05/18

Very few occurrences can be as testing as a falling share price. And let’s be honest about it: it happens...

Bassanese Bites: US Inflation Test – Week beginning: 28 May 2018

US stocks ended modestly higher last week, reflecting the net effect of mixed forces. On the one hand, the minutes...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 21/05/18

There are probably as many similarities with the situation in 2008 as there are differences back then with global energy...

Bassanese Bites: Equities yield to bonds – Week beginning: 21 May 2018

Fear over higher bond yields and hurdles in China-US trade talks were the main drivers of weakness in US stocks...

Weekly Insights From The FNArena News Desk 14/05/18

The easiest way to judge how companies are performing in Australia is by comparing stockbroker price targets before and after...

Bassanese Bites: Back from the brink – Week beginning: 14 May 2018

Helped by continued strength in resource stocks, which is despite weak iron-ore prices, the S&P ASX 200’s V-shaped recovery also...