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 market is abuzz with speculation regarding a bid for Santos but brokers suggest progress on any offer would be difficult and success highly uncertain.

Nov 17 2017 - Australia

Brokers are unsurprised by a guidance upgrade from fruit&veg producer Costa Group and believe the market is already way ahead.

Nov 17 2017 - Australia


Packaging business Pact Group has acquired two major packaging operations in Asia and a bulk containers reconditioning business in WA. Brokers views are positive but cautious.

Nov 16 2017 - Australia

The Chartist sees copper strength returning after some consolidation.

Nov 16 2017 - Technicals


Previous Stories

Incitec Pivot Could Stall In FY18

Nov 16 2017 - Australia

Incitec Pivot has started FY18 from a strong position, as fertiliser prices have improved, the Australian dollar is weaker and the outlook for the US explosives market is buoyant. But brokers are not convinced.


Brokers Not All Keen On Computershare

Nov 15 2017 - Australia

Computershare has upgraded guidance, attributing a lift in performance to a stronger contribution from corporate actions and mortgage services. Brokers have taken this in their stride.


Having Hit 6000, Where To Next?

Nov 15 2017 - FYI

Peter Switzer of the Switzer Super Report argues the case for the ASX200 reaching 6800.


Material Matters: China, Alcoa, Oil & Nickel

Nov 15 2017 - Commodities

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. China; Alcoa; crude; and nickel.


Iress Susceptible To De-Rating

Nov 14 2017 - Australia

Citing a delay in the timing of client decisions, Iress has downgraded 2017 guidance. Brokers are somewhat underwhelmed by the outlook.


Will Bitcoin Be The Demise Of Gold?

Nov 14 2017 - FYI

Kathleen Brooks of City Index assesses whether crypto-currencies might replace gold as a store of wealth.


EclipX On The Right Road

Nov 14 2017 - Technicals

Michael Gable of Fairmont Equities suggests that after a period of consolidation, fleet management company EclipX should resume its uptrend.


Xero Rally Doesn’t Add Up For Brokers

Nov 14 2017 - Australia

Accounting software business Xero has rallied sharply in the year to date and most brokers believe the share price now exceeds valuation by a large measure.


Confidence Grows In Janus Henderson

Nov 13 2017 - Australia

Growth drivers for Janus Henderson are tracking ahead of most expectations and brokers are more confident regarding the outlook.


Treasure Chest: The Outlook For Gold

Nov 13 2017 - Treasure Chest

FNArena’s Treasure Chest reports on money making ideas from stockbrokers and other experts. Fed tightening, US tax reform and elevated speculative positions all make the gold price potentially vulnerable in the December quarter.


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