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Dollar driver - By Michael McCarthy at CMC Markets

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 12:43 pm | CMC Markets

Asia Pacific shares are set for further gains after the USD pulled back from 14 year highs overnight. The minutes from the December Fed meeting clipped hawks’ wings, and bond yields slipped back to pre-hike levels. Copper and oil rallied hard, meaning ... More >>

Will history repeat?

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 11:56 am | CMC Markets

The combination of strong gains by the ASX 200 yesterday followed by relatively modest gains in US markets makes a steady opening look the logical assumption for our market this morning. More >>

Rising Dollar May Temper Enthusiasm

Tuesday, 3 January 2017, 12:23 pm | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets) The New Year is off to a positive start with solid gains in overnight European trading. However a resurgent USD saw bonds sell off and commodity prices drop on Friday night, potentially restraining ... More >>

Dwindling dollar drives markets

Friday, 30 December 2016, 1:20 pm | CMC Markets

A sliding USD pushed gold and bond markets higher and cooled investor enthusiasm in overnight trading. Despite the dollar weakness, copper and oil fell as supply concerns hit markets. This will test the underlying strength displayed by the Australia ... More >>

One step back

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 1:21 pm | CMC Markets

After several recent steps forward Asia Pacific markets may come under selling pressure today following negative overnight leads. US indices pulled back from all-time highs, and currencies and commodities largely marked time as professional investors tweaked ... More >>

Resources to inspire rally

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 1:19 pm | CMC Markets

The Australian share market is set disregard a weak futures market lead from last week’s close. Improved performances from European and US markets in holiday trading and data released overnight should help trading sentiment. Rallies in important commodities ... More >>

ASX 200 defies offshore nerves

Friday, 23 December 2016, 1:07 pm | CMC Markets

The local market has continued this week’s trend by outperforming international markets this morning. More >>

Resource stocks back in favour?

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 12:53 pm | CMC Markets

Bond yields made a short term peak on Friday. This appears to have driven a rally in “yield” based stocks. Over the past two days it’s been the defensive sectors that have driven the ASX 200 index higher. The market was characterised by solid ... More >>

Markets balance momentum and metals

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 1:22 pm | CMC Markets

Markets balance momentum and metals By Ric Spooner (Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets) The relentless rise in global stock markets has set a positive tone for the ASX 200 index this morning. Investors concerned about being caught overweight cash are pushing ... More >>

Markets rotating to value

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 12:56 pm | CMC Markets

International markets showed signs of pausing to wait on evidence of policy specifics before extending moves in the direction of the “Trump themes” of fiscal stimulus and inflation. More >>

CMC Markets Celebrates 10 Years of Market Leading Innovation

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 10:48 am | CMC Markets

Auckland, New Zealand: Tuesday 8th November 2016: Leading global online trading platform, CMC Markets celebrates ten years of operation in New Zealand this year, marking a significant milestone for the company. More >>

CMC Markets National University Trading Challenge

Monday, 26 September 2016, 2:31 pm | CMC Markets

University of Auckland Engineering student, Jmin Joon has scooped up first place at the CMC Markets National University Trading Challenge. More >>

RBNZ cuts to spur trading

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 11:07 am | CMC Markets

The RBNZ has cut interest rates to 2.00% this morning, and signalled further cuts to come, setting up a sentiment inspired rally at the open in Australia. This may counter-balance weaker commodity prices overnight. European and US share markets ... More >>

Attention now turns to assessing the risks

Friday, 24 June 2016, 5:20 pm | CMC Markets

Blindsided by the outcome of Britain’s EU referendum, markets must now turn their attention to the task of pricing the risks or opportunities that will flow from this historic decision. More >>

NZ university students achieve 700 per cent return

Monday, 12 October 2015, 9:43 am | CMC Markets

AUCKLAND, October 12, 2015 – The University of Auckland engineering students, Patrick Sun, 21 and Joshua Dawes, 22, have been crowned as the winning team of the 2015 CMC Markets National Trading Challenge, with a 700 per cent return on investment. More >>

ANZ 24% revenue growth boosts CMC Markets Group

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 8:22 am | CMC Markets

Further to CMC Markets’ 2015 results which were announced in May, the Company has today published its 2015 Annual Report which includes ANZ highlights. More >>

Caution ahead of China’s stock market re-opening

Monday, 7 September 2015, 12:12 pm | CMC Markets

Caution looks like being the market byword at the start of the trading week. Traders will be waiting on the re-opening of China’s stock markets after the holiday break. More >>

Volatility continues

Monday, 13 July 2015, 12:47 pm | CMC Markets

In a continuation of recent volatile behaviour, the positive mood that gripped markets at the end of last week has again been thrown into doubt by yet another European failure to meet a “deadline” for deciding on what to do about Greece. From the ... More >>

A Green China eases selling pressure for Australian Stocks

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 5:18 pm | CMC Markets

Local investors strapped in as they braced themselves for another wild day on the market. The opening bell saw an immediate 50 points taken off the index as Aussie stocks faced heavy selling pressure for a consecutive trading session. The morning’s ... More >>

Greek no vote and falling commodities point to a nervous day

Monday, 6 July 2015, 12:12 pm | CMC Markets

Faced with a combination of the Greek no vote, weakening commodity prices and nervousness about the possible spill over effects of plummeting Chinese markets, investors will be thinking safety first this morning. More >>



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