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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 >>

Australia 200 Index flat as investors eye the turkey

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 2:13 pm | CMC Markets

The ASX200 is a fraction softer in morning trade, in spite of the strong international leads. More >>

Next generation of investors score a victory

Monday, 6 October 2014, 11:45 am | CMC Markets

AUCKLAND, October 6, 2014 – A team of students from the University of Auckland, including Leo Dion Liu, William Chong and Issa Al-Khudairi, has taken out first place in the 2014 CMC Markets University Trading Challenge. More >>

Continued US Dollar strength keeps Kiwi on the ropes

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 10:03 am | CMC Markets

The weekend’s gathering of global central bankers at Jackson Hole has reinforced the different challenges facing major economy’s at present, and endorsed the view of a stronger US Dollar. Fed Chair Janet Yellen acknowledges the improving unemployment ... More >>

Kiwi falters as global markets rally on easing in Ukraine

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 11:53 am | CMC Markets

Risk assets have posted significant rallies in overnight trading as we start the week, with an easing of tensions seen in the Ukraine. Russia has said that a dispute over its humanitarian aid convoy has been settled, a major move forward given the ... More >>

Kiwi falters as global markets rally on easing in Ukraine

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 9:33 am | CMC Markets

By Garry Dean (Sales Trader, CMC Markets New Zealand) Risk assets have posted significant rallies in overnight trading as we start the week, with an easing of tensions seen in Ukraine. Russia have said that a dispute over its humanitarian aid convoy has ... More >>

Pleasing reporting season despite ANZ softer revenue growth

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:25 am | CMC Markets

Offshore leads should provide a positive macro background for this morning’s share market opening. Mr. Putin’s comments that Russia would stand up for itself but not at the cost of confrontation with the outside world saw further unwinding of ... More >>

Kiwi consolidates over support as geopolitical tensions ease

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:14 pm | CMC Markets

The Kiwi has been hit hard by a combination of factors, with last week’s 8.4% fall at the fortnightly GlobalDairyTrade auction now taking the total fall since February to a staggering 40%. More >>

Kiwi consolidates above major support as tensions ease

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 9:21 am | CMC Markets

The Kiwi has been hit hard by a combination of factors, with last week’s 8.4% fall at the fortnightly GlobalDairyTrade auction now taking the total fall since February to a staggering 40%. Having already cut the 2015 season forecast price from ... More >>

Strong migration data likely to seal OCR increase Thursday

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:26 pm | CMC Markets

The Kiwi continues to consolidate around 0.8700 in the lead up to Thursday’s Reserve Bank OCR review. While last week’s Q2 CPI number printed just below market expectation, it was largely in line with the Reserve Bank’s June projections at +0.3% for the ... More >>

Strong migration data likely to seal OCR increase

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:23 am | CMC Markets

By Garry Dean (Sales Trader, CMC Markets New Zealand) The Kiwi continues to consolidate around 0.8700 in the leadup to Thursday’s Reserve Bank OCR review. While last week’s Q2 CPI number printed just below market expectation, it was largely in line with ... More >>

Inflation data and Fed Testimony to set direction for Kiwi

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 10:19 am | CMC Markets

By Garry Dean (Sales Trader, CMC Markets New Zealand) The kiwi has proven resilient over the past week, and continues to find solid support just beneath 0.8800 ahead of Wednesday’s inflation data. The market is forecasting the Q2 CPI number to print ... More >>

Kiwi correction hopes rest with FED reaction

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 9:33 am | CMC Markets

08:40 NZT, Tuesday 8 July 2014 Kiwi correction hopes rest with FED reaction to stronger economic data. By Garry Dean (Sales Trader, CMC Markets New Zealand) The Kiwi is proving extremely resilient amidst all of the noise surrounding last Thursday’s ... More >>

Inflation pressures and dovish FED combine to raise Kiwi

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 9:04 am | CMC Markets

June Business Confidence was released yesterday, and showed a massive drop to 42.8 in June from 53.5 in May, with the Activity Outlook falling to 45.8 from 51.0. The reading is hardly surprising given the strength of the exchange rate, and reflects ... More >>

Kiwi trades to six-week high despite geopolitical risks

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 9:38 am | CMC Markets

By Garry Dean (Sales Trader, CMC Markets New Zealand) The week started with a bang for the Kiwi, with the release of data showing annual migration for the year through May of 36,400 – the highest level in more than a decade, and well above the levels ... More >>

 

 

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