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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

AMP has briefed the market on its wealth management strategy and believes it can sustain growth in earnings over the next five years despite compressed margins.

2:04 PM - Australia

Woodside Petroleum has outlined its plans for both the short and long-term, assuring investors it will retain a commitment to the 80% pay-out ratio.

12:06 PM - Australia

The VIX vs Credit Suisse Fear Barometer

Kathleen Brooks of City Index ponders a very low VIX but an elevated fear barometer.

10:57 AM - FYI

Craig Parker of Moat Capital suggests the ASX200 is nearing 200-day moving average support.

10:36 AM - Technicals

Previous Stories

Aristocrat Leisure Beats High Expectations

May 26 2017 - Australia

Brokers welcome the strong first half results from gaming machine business, Aristocrat Leisure, as the company continues to deliver on its growth initiatives by developing titles for both land and digital platforms.

Automotive Dealers Brace For Soft Sales

May 26 2017 - Australia

The latest industry data suggests market conditions are particularly challenging for the automotive dealerships and this offsets the passing of the financing headwinds that have plagued the sector recently.

Why OPEC Matters For FX

May 25 2017 - FYI

Kathleen Brooks of City Index discusses the implications of tonight’s OPEC meeting outcome for the oil price and the Aussie dollar.

Minerals Buoy ALS As Life Sciences Sours

May 25 2017 - Australia

Laboratory services business ALS Ltd confounded brokers with a slump in its life sciences division at the FY17 result, and several suggest this puts the stock’s trading multiple at risk.

Australian Banks: Earnings Results And The Great Big Tax

May 25 2017 - Australia

The big banks had already posted disappointing earnings numbers before Scott Morrison dropped his bombshell. What does the future hold now?

Technology One Surprises In The Cloud

May 24 2017 - Australia

Technology One surprised brokers in its first half result, posting a maiden profit in cloud business and weakness in its more established consulting business.

Of Banks And Trump

May 24 2017 - FYI

Peter Switzer of the Switzer Super Report provides his thoughts on the outlook for Australia’s big banks and on the controversy surrounding the president.

Treasure Chest: Buy Stockland, Sell Mirvac

May 24 2017 - Treasure Chest

FNArena’s Treasure Chest reports on money making ideas from stockbrokers and other experts. Citi believes Stockland is offering a more attractive valuation than Mirvac Group in the property developer space.

Upside For Suncorp From Regulatory Change

May 24 2017 - Australia

Suncorp continues to skew its banking business away from investor and interest-only loans, revealing weak lending growth in retail in the March quarter offset by very low loan losses.

Robust Outlook For F&P Healthcare

May 23 2017 - Australia

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare posted a strong FY17 result, albeit overshadowed by litigation, and brokers remain confident of continued success with new products and market expansion.

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