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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 >>

Weaker iron ore prices to weigh on market

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 12:37 pm | CMC Markets

International markets appear to have found a level where they are happy to sit and wait on the next developments in the Greek debt crisis. Greece’s failure to meet the deadline on its IMF payment looks to have been fully anticipated by markets. ... More >>

Flight to quality

Monday, 29 June 2015, 12:00 pm | CMC Markets

Initial market reactions to weekend news on Greece have understandably involved a flight to quality. This morning’s early market reaction has included selling Eurodollars and stock futures on the one hand and buying $US; Japanese yen and gold on the other. More >>

Greece tosses toys from the pram – again

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 12:01 pm | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets) In an entirely predictable manoeuvre, the developed world’s oldest adolescent has once again failed to solve its problems at the eleventh hour. Once again, according to the Greek PM, the fault ... More >>

Steady as she goes…for now

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 9:38 pm | CMC Markets

It’s been a case of ‘steady as she goes’ for the Australian stock market, with the local index trading within a tight range before ending the day marginally higher. More >>

CMC Markets: Index sinks, dollar soars

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:52 pm | CMC Markets

The ASX200 has disappointed for the second consecutive day, sliding near 55 points in an expansive rout. More >>

Greek relief ahead of RBA decision

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 12:46 pm | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets) Another European deferral and stronger US data pushed shares higher overnight. A strengthening USD and subsequent pressure on commodity prices may take the gloss off the positive momentum this morning, ... More >>

Local market suspended in flat

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 5:28 pm | CMC Markets

Mixed leads overnight set the tone for Thursday trading. Investors were still pondering inflation numbers and what it means for the timing of a future rate cut. High yielding stocks were under scrutiny and were subjected to downward pressure. The big banks ... More >>

Tough Decision for the RBA - By Tony Kwok at CMC Markets

Monday, 2 March 2015, 5:43 pm | CMC Markets

The Australian stock market has finally broken out of its recent trading range to move within 20 points of the key 6000 level. Property and Material Sectors have led the markets higher on the back of strong property prices and more stable oil and ... More >>

All eyes on bank stocks : CMC Markets

Friday, 6 February 2015, 12:06 pm | CMC Markets

09:45 AEST, Friday, 6 February 2015 All eyes on bank stocks By Ric Spooner (Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets) It promises to be a fascinating day on the stock market with all eyes focussed on whether the relentless pursuit of “yield” will continue ... More >>

Volatility continues with relief rally

Monday, 19 January 2015, 12:08 pm | CMC Markets

10:03 AEST, Monday, 19 January 2015 Volatility continues with relief rally By Ric Spooner (Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets) This morning’s market trading will be about relief that stock market reaction to the Swiss Bank’s surprise move has ... More >>

A Blank Screen - By Michael McCarthy at CMC Markets

Friday, 2 January 2015, 11:55 am | CMC Markets

Australian investors face the first day of 2015 trading with a clean slate. Data releases over the holiday break were largely benign, and the most recent market action will be largely discounted as month, quarter and year end related. Instead, trading ... More >>

Mixed Signals Makes Choppy Trading - 15:20 AEST 30/12

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 1:14 pm | CMC Markets

The mixed signals overnight of higher iron ore and copper prices against a lower gold and oil price have left investors uncertain about the market. This has led to the sell off today in the local market since the open, noting that volumes remain ... More >>

Greece No Longer Contagious - Michael McCarthy CMC Markets

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 1:59 pm | CMC Markets

Greek bonds and shares were smashed in overnight trading as the parliamentary vote for a new president failed. Despite this looming economic disaster, shares rallied across Europe and US share indices hit new highs as markets collectively concluded ... More >>

A Rock and Hard Place - By Michael McCarthy at CMC Markets

Monday, 29 December 2014, 12:05 pm | CMC Markets

9:40 AEST, Monday, 29 December 2014 A Rock and Hard Place By Michael McCarthy (Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets) Conflicting leads once again make the day traders’ life a difficult one. Share prices are higher around the world, and a lack of data ... More >>



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