Tag Archive: AUSTRALIA

Looking at Uranium

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The uranium sector was hit hard in the aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis, then came another crisis in 2011, when a massive earthquake damaged nuclear facilities in Japan. That caused another big… Continue reading

The Triple Whammy Of AAA Singapore’s Monetary Policy

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This post was written a week ago for http://www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading… ******************************** I wrote about this last week but I feel a need… Continue reading

Australia Focus : So Much For A Hard Landing

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The AUD charts look bad, bad, bad so its time to do some remembering. At 6 year lows, I feel a stab of pain recollecting “My personal experience back in 2008 was a… Continue reading

AUSTRALIA FOCUS : THE CURSE OF ASHLEY MADISON AND APPLE

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  Ugly commodity headlines as usual. Oil’s Slump Claims Another Casualty as Santos CEO Steps Down Origin Energy swings to a loss following writedowns, warns of falling oil prices But nothing can match… Continue reading

AUSTRALIA FOCUS : STILL THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE

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Yes, we know that the Koala is a BEAR but at least investors are having second thoughts this week as far as the AUDUSD is concerned anyway. We are closing on a gravestone… Continue reading

AUSTRALIA FOCUS : THE KOALA IS A BEAR

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Gosh, can there be any more negativity on the land of sunshine, blue skies and golden coastlines ? *S&P: COULD LOWER AUSTRALIA RATING IF BUDGET DOESN’T IMPROVE I hardly get it because Australia’s… Continue reading

Australia Focus : First Test of The Ashes

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It has not been a good week for Australian sports, with the first test of the Ashes looking quite out of reach and Nick Kyrgios bowing out of the Wimbledon in disgrace, amid… Continue reading

AUSTRALIA FOCUS : GREEKS LANDING

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A new 6 year low in the AUDUSD at 0.7509  (note the outdated fx rates in the table above), iron ore prices sliding and unspectacular economic data – big drop in the June… Continue reading

AUSTRALIA FOCUS : A NERVOUS CALM

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“if there isn’t a 10 per cent fall or a technical correction in stocks between now and August, they will post the third-longest bull market since 1937.” http://www.afr.com/markets/equity-markets/value-investors-nervous-as-asx200-on-the-brink-20150626-ghuk41 BLOOMBERG : “The correlation between the nation’s benchmark… Continue reading

Australia Focus : Not Exactly Ideal

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Biggest positive for the week would be the China – Australia FTA on 17 June to knock off the big drop in iron ore prices again. “Australian businesses currently face charges of up… Continue reading