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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

Downer EDI has warned profit will be lower in FY20 than previously assumed and brokers wonder whether this will be the last of the downgrades.

Jan 24 2020 - Australia

While several factors combined to drive the price of graphite higher in the December quarter, brokers remain concerned this may not be enough to pull Syrah Resources out of the woods.

Jan 23 2020 - Small Caps

Prospects exist for strong returns from the A-REITs in 2020 but brokers point out the secret is in stock selection.

Jan 23 2020 - Australia

SPONSORED: Vulcan Bringing Zero Carbon Lithium To Europe’s EVs

A huge jump in demand for electric vehicles (EVs) and Li-ion battery is anticipated for the coming decade. This demand has seen Europe develop the world’s fastest-growing lithium-ion production capacity.

Jan 22 2020 - FYI

Previous Stories

SPONSORED: Creso Pharma Pursuing Animal Health – A Fast Growing Segment

Jan 22 2020 - FYI

Cannabis stocks had a challenging year in 2019, but signs are emerging that a change of fortunes is in store for the sector and a number of listed cannabis companies already look to be turning the corner.

BHP Group Riding China’s Steel Wave

Jan 22 2020 - Australia

As BHP Group rides China’s steel production wave, brokers anticipate the first half result in February will provide an opportunity for the new CEO to outline priorities and opportunities.

How Long Can These Early Gains Last?

Jan 22 2020 - FYI

Peter Switzer of the Switzer Report ponders the road ahead for the stock market in 2020.

SPONSORED: XCD Energy Confirms 1.6bn Barrel Prospective Resource

Jan 21 2020 - FYI

Home to multiple multi-billion barrel oil discoveries, including the 25bn barrel Prudhoe Bay, US$250m is being ploughed into the North Slope of Alaska for exploration drilling this year, led by ConocoPhillips who is drilling eight wells.

Material Matters: Oil, Gold, Coal & Iron Ore

Jan 21 2020 - Commodities

A glance through the latest expert views and predictions about commodities. Oil; gold; thermal coal; and iron ore.

Super Retail Outlook: Not Alone Am I

Jan 21 2020 - Australia

Super Retail has reported a fire and drought-related impact on its ‘outdoor’ division sales for the first half but several brokers question whether this curtailment of consumer activity has run its course.

Higher Highs Looming For Fortescue Metals

Jan 21 2020 - Technicals

Michael Gable of Fairmont Equities suggests higher highs are coming for the Fortescue Metals’ share price.

The Last Of Downgrades For Nufarm?

Jan 20 2020 - Australia

Minimal rain and major reductions in summer planting in Australasia have caused Nufarm to, again, make substantial reductions to earnings forecasts for the first half.

Shareholder Returns In Focus At Rio Tinto

Jan 20 2020 - Australia

While Rio Tinto’s 2020 outlook remains buoyed by commodity prices, copper production guidance is lower than expected. The focus for brokers at the 2019 results in February will be shareholder returns.

Woodside Offers Potential, And Potential Delays

Jan 20 2020 - Australia

Scarborough appears to be progressing but there was no update in the December quarter report regarding a gas agreement for Browse. Hence, delays feature in broker assessments of the outlook for Woodside Petroleum.

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