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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

Newcrest Mining is emerging from the disruption caused by a seismic event at its Cadia copper/gold mine. Brokers assess the outlook and growth options for the miner.

Jul 25 2017 - Australia

Mineral sands miner Iluka Resources posted a strong beat on production and sales in the June quarter but brokers disagree over valuation.

Jul 25 2017 - Australia


Satellite service provider SpeedCast International continues on the acquisition trail, with its latest considered a strong strategic move into the international government sector.

Jul 25 2017 - Small Caps

Michael Gable of Fairmont Equities suggests BHP is lining up to make a higher high.

Jul 25 2017 - Technicals


Previous Stories

Is Regis Resources Priced For Perfection?

Jul 24 2017 - Australia

Regis Resources impressed in FY17, delivering strong gold production. Risks for FY18 are skewed to the upside largely because of the potential at Duketon.


Brokers Downgrade Perpetual

Jul 24 2017 - Australia

Wealth manager Perpetual has revealed negative net flows in the June quarter and several brokers have become bearish on the fund manager’s growth outlook.


ASX200: Can Handle More Weakness

Jul 24 2017 - Technicals

Craig Parker of Moat Capital suggests the ASX200 could come back to 5500-5600 but still look alright in the medium term.


Strong Balance Sheet Underpins South32

Jul 21 2017 - Australia

South32 missed expectations on several fronts in its June quarter but continues to screen well for brokers on current multiples, underpinned by a strong balance sheet.


Don’t Chase CBA

Jul 21 2017 - Technicals

The Chartist suggests there may be weakness ahead for Commonwealth Bank following the APRA snap-back.


NextDC Entangled In Push On Data Centre

Jul 20 2017 - Australia

Brokers are concerned that data centre operator NextDC may be distracted by the recent corporate activity that is besetting data centre owner, Asia-Pacific Data Centre.


Is It Time To Reassess Hawkish Expectations?

Jul 20 2017 - International

Kathleen Brooks of City Index previews tonight’s European Central Bank policy meeting.


Stocks Downgraded As Oil Outlook Shaved

Jul 20 2017 - Commodities

Weak oil prices are undermining the performance of many stocks in the energy sector and several brokers have reduced their forecasts, noting oil prices may remain lower for longer.


Opportunity Knocks In Retail A-REITs

Jul 19 2017 - Australia

Several factors are behind the underperformance of A-REITs but brokers are discounting many of them and suggest the sector presents some opportunities.


Conflicting Signals For Gold

Jul 19 2017 - Commodities

Analysts are modestly upbeat about the price of gold as the world continues to be anxious about growth and geopolitical conflicts.


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