Daily Financial News

FNArena is one of few remaining truly independent providers of financial markets analysis, financial commentary and business news in Australia. Our Daily Financial News is not based on ASX lodgements or corporate press releases, but more so on updated views, insights and responses from stockbrokers and other experts. FNArena is not aligned with any financial institution, hence the moniker “independent”. We have a long history of publishing out-of-consensus views and market analysis. Our quest is not to be bullish or bearish, but to correctly assess future trends.

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Latest Stories

The Chartist reports the technical picture for the S&P500 continues to be supportive of further upside, though short term a cautious approach seems but appropriate.

Jan 18 2018 - Technicals

South32 has upgraded production guidance for South African manganese by 8% as it flexes output to take advantage of higher prices. The December quarter also revealed weakness at Worsley and Cannington.

Jan 18 2018 - Australia


As oil prices show resilience above US$60/bbl several brokers are confident that 2018 will be a more positive year for the energy sector.

Jan 18 2018 - Commodities

BT Investment Management’s business made a solid start to FY18 although net outflows, largely from previously disclosed mandate losses, raise a few concerns regarding the outlook.

Jan 17 2018 - Australia


Previous Stories

Material Matters: Zinc, Iron Ore And Oil

Jan 17 2018 - Commodities

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. 2018 outlook; zinc; iron ore & steel; coal; aluminium; nickel; oil; and Australian miners.


Treasure Chest: Time to Sell Fortescue?

Jan 16 2018 - Treasure Chest

FNArena’s Treasure Chest reports on money making ideas from stockbrokers and other experts. RBC Capital Markets suspects Fortescue Metals will find it hard to achieve a broad uplift in iron ore grades and cost savings will also be difficult to obtain.


Gold Eying Rally Higher

Jan 16 2018 - Technicals

Michael Gable of Fairmont Equities is keeping a close watch on spot gold, suspecting there might be more upside in store.


How China Is Locking Up Critical Resources

Jan 16 2018 - Commodities

Ahead of the Herd’s Rick Mills points out a potential new point of global conflict as both China and the US seek to secure critical resources.


Australian Broker Call Report Updated

Jan 15 2018 - FYI

FNArena has updated Australian Broker Call Reports for the post Christmas 2017 period. All Reports can be accessed via the Broker Call Archive on the website.


FNArena Is Back In Action

Jan 15 2018 - FYI

The FNArena service resumes this morning with the Australian Broker Call Report.


Goodbye 2017, Welcome 2018

Dec 22 2017 - FYI

This is it from us, folks. After the break, we’ll return on January 15.


Pilbara Minerals’ Rally Considered Excessive

Dec 21 2017 - Australia

Pilbara Minerals has negotiated the sale of run-of-mine ore from Pilgangoora and brokers welcome the deal as an opportunity to generate some cash while the project is developed.


Caltex Softens Outlook, All Eyes On BP

Dec 21 2017 - Australia

Caltex has guided to softer than expected profit for 2017 but brokers agree the key issue for 2018 will be the reaction from BP/Woolworths to the ACCC decision.


Challenging FY18 For Japara Healthcare

Dec 20 2017 - Small Caps

Challenging conditions continue for Japara Healthcare, which has flagged a weak first half, and lower FY18 guidance, in the wake of a severe flu season that has affected occupancy.


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