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Canterbury Students Rally On COVID-19 Market Volatility In CMC Markets University Trading Challenge

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 9:34 am | CMC Markets

The CMC Markets University of Canterbury Trading Challenge has come to a close with third-year Finance, Strategy & Entrepreneurship student, Connor Rogers, winning the top prize with a 152.48 percent return on investment (ROI). Hosted in association ... More >>

Students Experience COVID-19 Market Volatility In 10th Annual CMC Markets Trading Challenge

Monday, 14 September 2020, 9:58 am | CMC Markets

The CMC Markets University of Auckland Trading Challenge has concluded, with second-year duo Connie Zhang and David Jiang winning the top spot from among a field of more than 140 teams. Hosted in association with the University of Auckland’s Management ... More >>

CMC Markets And Variety Mark 14 Years Of Partnership With Gold Heart Scholarship Recipient

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 1:33 pm | CMC Markets

Leading online trading platform, CMC Markets New Zealand (CMC), is proud to celebrate its 14th year supporting Variety – the Children’s Charity, with the announcement of the 2020 Variety Gold Heart Scholarship recipients. More >>

Positive Start To Huge Week

Monday, 27 April 2020, 12:13 pm | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking) Asia Pacific markets are set for a growth positive start to trading after a rally in US shares and modest pressure on safe haven assets on Friday night. However a the market ... More >>

RBNZ, Fed Make Emergency Cuts

Monday, 16 March 2020, 11:44 am | CMC Markets

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the Federal Reserve both cut interest rates to near zero in unusual inter-meeting moves this morning. The Fed also announced a new $700 billion in securities purchases to provide additional liquidity, and arrangements ... More >>

Numbers, China stimulus lift risk appetites

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 1:09 pm | CMC Markets

Shares and important industrial commodities rose in overnight trading as services PMIs showed economic expansion in major economies. German, French and British stock markets are within a few percent of all-time highs, and the US S&P 500 and Nasdaq ... More >>

Another trade deal spurs markets

Friday, 17 January 2020, 1:16 pm | CMC Markets

The US Senate passed legislation enabling a new North American trade deal overnight. This further clearing of the trade clouds fogging the global economy saw investors push US indices to new heights, and lifted the US dollar. Benign German inflation ... More >>

Market muddle on trade deal

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 12:14 pm | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking) China and the USA signed a phase-one trade deal overnight. The details reveal this is more of a cease-fire agreement than a resolution, and attention turns immediately to the ... More >>

Imminent trade deal lifts sentiment

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 12:18 pm | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking) Investor sentiment lifted again overnight ahead of the signing of the first phase of a new trade agreement between China and the US on Wednesday. Details of intended US concessions ... More >>

Sell the trade fact

Monday, 13 January 2020, 12:47 pm | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking) After popping champagne corks near all-time highs last week Asia Pacific investors are bracing for a sell down today. Steady currency and industrial commodity markets could ... More >>

Markets surge on jobs, trade

Monday, 9 December 2019, 11:47 am | CMC Markets

Investors chased growth exposures on Friday night. Better than expected US non-farm payrolls, weaker China trade numbers and surprise oil production cuts from Saudi Arabia combined to lift shares and industrial commodities. Currencies held steady, ... More >>

CMC Markets partners with racing prodigy

Friday, 6 December 2019, 10:51 am | CMC Markets

Leading online trading platform, CMC Markets, is delighted to announce it is sponsoring 18-year-old motorsport racing prodigy Peter Vodanovich once again, as he participates in the 2019-20 Toyota 86 Championship. More >>

Caution as trade hopes ebb

Monday, 25 November 2019, 11:33 am | CMC Markets

European and US markets traded cautiously on Friday night despite positive trade comments from both Washington and Beijing. The S&P 500 index closed 6 points higher, although it was down 10 points over the week. However crude oil fell and ... More >>

The Artful Trader podcast

Monday, 4 November 2019, 12:05 pm | CMC Markets

Leading global financial services provider, CMC Markets, has launched the third season of its innovative podcast series, The Artful Trader, with a theme of “Confidence Uncovered”. More >>

Positive start to a busy week

Monday, 28 October 2019, 12:12 pm | CMC Markets

Market indications of further gains for risk assets today could be tempered by a jam-packed calendar this week. More >>

CMC Markets University of Canterbury Trading Challenge

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 2:04 pm | CMC Markets

The second annual CMC Markets’ University of Canterbury (UC) Trading Challenge has come to a close, with third-year Computer Engineering student, Harry Dobbs, taking out the top spot with a 280.81 percent return on investment (ROI). More >>

Dollar sinks, futures diverge ahead of China data

Monday, 15 July 2019, 11:33 am | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking) A softening US dollar helped US indices to new records on Friday night. However Asia Pacific futures markets failed to respond to the positive leads, and are flagging a negative ... More >>

A weak end to a week month

Monday, 3 June 2019, 11:41 am | CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking) Crude oil plummeted and European and US shares fell on Friday night as markets factored the escalation of the US trade conflict with Mexico. Bond yields continued to tumble ... More >>

CMC Markets University of Auckland Trading Challenge

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 11:15 am | CMC Markets

The ninth annual CMC Markets University of Auckland Trading Challenge has come to a close, with third-year students James Lilley and Ben Julian securing first place from among a field of more than 160 teams. More >>

Data and doves

Friday, 22 March 2019, 11:49 am | CMC Markets

Stronger European and US data complemented confirmed Federal Reserve dovishness to drive assets higher in overnight trading. A modest lift in the US dollar saw most commodities retreat from recent highs. There was a distinct contrast between continental ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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