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

Base metals player Metals X has two key mines in Western Australia and Tasmania and brokers are upbeat about the prospects.

2:03 PM - Small Caps

Investments and record east coast building activity are expected to help Brickworks weather the downturn in Western Australian construction, but some headwinds are on the way.

12:18 PM - Australia


Craig Parker of Moat Capital suggests little direction is apparent on the charts with the ASX200 beholden to what transpires in the US.

10:29 AM - Technicals

Given poor prospects for growth in PBS revenue, brokers expect Sigma Pharmaceuticals will need to rely more on its expansion into other revenue lines.

Mar 24 2017 - Australia


Previous Stories

New Website: Mobile Devices

Mar 24 2017 - FYI

Most visitors to the FNArena website are sitting behind a desktop PC. We envisage this will change in the years ahead. Which is why the new FNArena website is customised for mobile usage.


Nufarm Potential In M&A And Omega-3

Mar 23 2017 - Australia

Despite a stronger-than-expected first half result, agricultural chemical supplier Nufarm has retained a cautious outlook. Brokers focus on omega-3 and M&A potential.


How Long Can Australia’s Property Party Last?

Mar 23 2017 - Australia

Craig Swanger of FIIG Securities discusses why Australia’s property market is just like any other market.


Trump Trade v. 2.0: Weaker Dollar And Vulnerable Stocks

Mar 22 2017 - International

Kathleen Brooks of City Index says financial markets look vulnerable as Trump scepticism grows.


Brokers Query Downer’s Push On Spotless

Mar 22 2017 - Australia

Infrastructure and engineering services contractor Downer EDI has made a play for facilities manager Spotless Group and several brokers are unconvinced about the move.


Mobile Uncertainty Overshadows TPG Telecom

Mar 22 2017 - Australia

Several brokers remain concerned about the outlook for TPG Telecom, despite a fairly robust first half result.


What Quality Companies Are Contrarian Plays?

Mar 22 2017 - FYI

Peter Switzer of the Switzer Super Report discusses which companies are worth buying on weakness.


Are Fletcher Building’s Losses Under Control?

Mar 21 2017 - Australia

Fletcher Building has revealed further construction losses and downgraded FY17 guidance. Brokers believe the market will take time to be convinced the issues are under control.


Brighter Outlook For APN News & Media

Mar 21 2017 - Small Caps

Brokers believe APN News & Media is in a superior position in two of the brightest segments of Australian advertising – radio and outdoor. Canaccord Genuity initiates coverage on the stock.


Why Article 50 Is No Big Deal For The Pound

Mar 21 2017 - International

Kathleen Brooks of City Index debates the impacts of Brexit actually being triggered.


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