A comprehensive assessment of the February 2018 reporting season that overwhelmingly surprised in a positive sense, but was unfortunately overshadowed by macro concerns.
Mar 28 2018
The February 2018 result season has proven to be the most successful in the history of the FNArena Result Season Monitor.
Mar 16 2018
Australia’s growth in 2017 has lagged that of a synchronised global economy, reflected in a positive but underperforming stock market. Is 2018 the year of catch-up? Or are further domestic pressures building?
Jan 23 2018
2017 has been a remarkable year in global markets. Will it all come to an end in 2018? Or 2019? Brokers, economists and research houses offer their views.
Jan 17 2018
Dec 14 2017
A Royal Commission is a clear negative for Australian banks but “lesser of the evils” positives dull the impact and bank valuations have already been de-rated.
Nov 15 2017
Take out weak market income and Australia’s major banks showed solid underlying trends in their results. But for how long?
Oct 20 2017
Conditions for Australia’s big banks are, if anything, improving, but brokers cannot become excited while political scrutiny continues to dominate.
Sep 21 2017
The final verdict over an August reporting season that, all in all, failed to put a bid under the Australian share market.
Sep 05 2017
A summary of the previous session’s corporate earnings result releases, including broker views, ratings and target price changes and beat/miss assessments.
Jul 27 2017
The matter of capital requirements has finally been resolved by APRA, but do bank investors have anything to look forward to?
Apr 05 2017
How will further lending restrictions now imposed by APRA impact on bank earnings and the housing market?
Mar 31 2017
Post-event assessment of the February 2017 reporting season in Australia which laid bare significant market polarisation and saw the come-back of large caps.
Mar 23 2017
Housing bubble bursts? Fed hikes rapidly? Australia loses its AAA rating? Regulators tighten the screws? With all that is potentially facing Australia’s major banks, are they overvalued?
Mar 16 2017
A summary of the 2017 February reporting season’s corporate earnings result releases, including broker views, ratings and target price changes and beat/miss assessments. Now open for general readership.
Apr 24 2018 - Australia
Apr 24 2018 - FYI
Apr 24 2018 - Technicals
Apr 24 2018 - Weekly Reports
Apr 24 2018 - Commodities
Apr 10 2018 - Technicals
Apr 04 2018 - Weekly Reports
Mar 27 2018 - Weekly Reports
Apr 19 2018 - Rudi's View
Mar 27 2018 - Australia
Apr 17 2018 - Daily Market Reports