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ASX 200 Closes on a 1.65% High as All Ords adds 1.61% – Highlighting Strong Performers

The ASX200  ended the day on a positive note, with the benchmark index closing at 7,881.3 points as the All Ords (XAO) closed out marginally above 8,150. The rise marked substantial gains of 1.65% and 1.61% respectively and reflects a broad uptrend in the market. Investors saw a mix of significant gains among top performers…

Are Mergers and Acquisitions the Solution to Copper Supply Challenges?

In the face of a looming copper shortage crucial for the global energy transition, Mark Bristow, CEO of Barrick Gold (NYSE: GOLD), has openly expressed skepticism regarding the effectiveness of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a solution to the deficit. According to Bristow, the current consolidation wave, exemplified by BHP’s (ASX: BHP) potential $39 billion…

Tuesday Roundup – RBA Holds Steady As Local Markets Push On

Local markets had a good day with the ASX 200 index rising by 1.44%, closing at 7,793.30, the All Ordinaries (INDEXASX: XAO) followed suit, with a rise of 1.42% also, gaining 113.20 points. This uptick came on the heels of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) decision to keep its benchmark lending rate steady at…

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Westpac Rewards Shareholders Despite Earnings Dip

In a climate of financial headwinds, Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX: WBC) has revealed a downturn in its financial performance for the half-year period ending in March. The Australian banking titan registered a 16% decrease in net profit amid challenging market conditions. Consequently, Westpac’s earnings experienced an 8% contraction, coming in at $3.506 billion. Despite this…

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ASX 200 and All Ords Move Green On Year With Broad Sector Strength

The Australian markets flipped into green through 2024, as a positive week left both major indexes purring. The All Ords now sits 0.38% up on the year, whilst the ASX 200 also pushed back above 7,600 to stand just a shade above neutral on the year, up 0.02%. To end last week, there was a…

ATFX Adds Nick Twidale as Chief Market Analyst

[May 2, 2024, Sydney] – ATFX, a leading global online trading broker, is pleased to announce that Nick Twidale has joined the company as Chief Market Analyst for the Australia region. With over two decades of experience in banking and broking, Nick brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to his new role. Nick is…

Fresh Off 5 Year Highs, AUD/JPY Slips as Market Anticipates Potential Japanese Intervention

The Australian Dollar (AUD) experienced a notable pullback against the Japanese Yen (JPY) on Monday, retracting its recent gains as market participants weighed the possibility of intervention by Japanese authorities to bolster the Yen. The currency pair, which had been trading with bullish traction, saw a shift in momentum as the AUD lost 0.86% against…

BHP’s Attempt to Acquire Anglo American Stumbles as Shares Dip Post Rejection

The shares of BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP) have suffered a drop with the rebuff of a colossal $A60 billion all-share offer laid out by BHP for the acquisition of Anglo American (LON: AAL). This proposal not only skyrocketed Anglo American’s shares by a staggering 28.42% from Tuesday’s close but also saw BHP’s shares retreat…

Xero shares (ASX:XRO) down 12.62% last month. Analysts like the stock

Coming off 52 week highs set in March, Xero shares (ASX: XRO) have taken a bit of a breather in the last last month, dropping 12.62%. With analysts consensus on the stock at $130 (8% upside from last close), we want to take a closer look at recent news that might help push interest higher….

Pilbara Iron Ore Region Sees Drop in Economic Benefit Coming

In an unexpected turn for commodities markets, the big players in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, known for their typically bullish stance on future demand, have indicated a substantial downturn in the economic benefits generated from iron ore exports. According to a report from the Pilbara Heavy Industries Council, a staggering $25 billion is…