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Market Close 25 Jan 22: Rising inflation pushes market to fresh 8-month low

Market Close 25 Jan 22: Rising inflation pushes market to fresh 8-month low

January 25, 2022

The Australian sharemarket fell for a 3rd day & hit a fresh 8-month low following a volatile performance in US markets and faster than expected lift in Australian inflation.

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399, AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124, AFSL 234945 (the Bank). The Bank and its subsidiaries have effected or may effect transactions for their own account in any investments or related investments referred to in this report. This report is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. For this reason, any individual should, before acting on the information in this report, consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to the individual's objectives, financial or taxation situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice. This report is produced by Commonwealth Research based on information available at the time of publishing. We believe that the information in this correspondence is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report. 

 

 

Mid-Session 25 Jan 22: Market slumps as inflation lifts more than expected

Mid-Session 25 Jan 22: Market slumps as inflation lifts more than expected

January 25, 2022

The Australian sharemarket has hit a fresh eight-month low, is falling for a third day and remains on track to have the worst January in years. Key inflation numbers this morning were hotter than expected, adding to potential rate hike expectations in 2022.

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399, AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124, AFSL 234945 (the Bank). The Bank and its subsidiaries have effected or may effect transactions for their own account in any investments or related investments referred to in this report. This report is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. For this reason, any individual should, before acting on the information in this report, consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to the individual's objectives, financial or taxation situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice. This report is produced by Commonwealth Research based on information available at the time of publishing. We believe that the information in this correspondence is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report.

Morning Report 25 Jan 22: US sharemarkets recovered spectacularly from session lows

Morning Report 25 Jan 22: US sharemarkets recovered spectacularly from session lows

January 25, 2022

US sharemarkets recovered spectacularly from session lows on Monday. There were fears that this week's Federal Reserve meeting would lay the groundwork for a rate hike as early as March. At the close, the Dow Jones index was up by 99 points or 0.3% after earlier being down 1,115 points or 3.3%. The S&P 500 index rose by 0.3%. And the Nasdaq index rose by 86 points or 0.6% after being down 4.9% in the session.

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399, AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124, AFSL 234945 (the Bank). The Bank and its subsidiaries have effected or may effect transactions for their own account in any investments or related investments referred to in this report. This report is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. For this reason, any individual should, before acting on the information in this report, consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to the individual's objectives, financial or taxation situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice. This report is produced by Commonwealth Research based on information available at the time of publishing. We believe that the information in this correspondence is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report.

Market Close 24 Jan 22: Aussie market slides for 4th time in 5 days

Market Close 24 Jan 22: Aussie market slides for 4th time in 5 days

January 24, 2022

The Australian sharemarket fell by 0.5%, slipping for a fourth time in five days and hitting an eight-month low in the process.

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Mid-Session 24 Jan 22: ASX 200 briefly hits eight-month low

Mid-Session 24 Jan 22: ASX 200 briefly hits eight-month low

January 24, 2022

The Australian sharemarket is falling for a fourth time in five days, dragging the ASX 200 to an eight-month low in early trade. Mining, energy and tech stocks are down most.

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399, AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124, AFSL 234945 (the Bank). The Bank and its subsidiaries have effected or may effect transactions for their own account in any investments or related investments referred to in this report. This report is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. For this reason, any individual should, before acting on the information in this report, consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to the individual's objectives, financial or taxation situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice. This report is produced by Commonwealth Research based on information available at the time of publishing. We believe that the information in this correspondence is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report.

Morning Report 24 Jan 22: ASX set to open lower

Morning Report 24 Jan 22: ASX set to open lower

January 24, 2022

US sharemarkets fell on Friday with the Dow Jones down for the sixth straight day. Shares in Netflix slid by 21.8% after earnings results and guidance disappointed investors. Local shares are expected to open lower. 

 

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399, AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124, AFSL 234945 (the Bank). The Bank and its subsidiaries have effected or may effect transactions for their own account in any investments or related investments referred to in this report. This report is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. For this reason, any individual should, before acting on the information in this report, consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to the individual's objectives, financial or taxation situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice. This report is produced by Commonwealth Research based on information available at the time of publishing. We believe that the information in this correspondence is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report.

 

CommSec State of the States 24 Jan 22: Tasmania leads the nation

CommSec State of the States 24 Jan 22: Tasmania leads the nation

January 24, 2022

For the eighth quarter in a row, Tasmania holds the mantle of the best performing economy in the latest CommSec State of the States report. Chief Economist Craig James explains how the other states & territories fared.

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 AFSL 234945 (the Bank), and a market participant of ASX Limited and CHI-X Pty Limited, a clearing participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a settlement participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this report is general advice only and is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities, property, real estate or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. Before making any investment decision, you should consider your own investment needs and objectives and consider seeking financial advice. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. This report is produced by Commonwealth Securities Limited based on information available at the time of publishing.  We believe that the information in this report is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report. 

Market Close 21 Jan 22: ASX 200 closes at ~7.5-month low

Market Close 21 Jan 22: ASX 200 closes at ~7.5-month low

January 21, 2022

The Australian sharemarket slumped by 2.3% on Friday, marking the second worst decline of the month, resulting in the most substantial weekly pullback in around three months, while the ASX 200 ended at a ~7.5-month closing low. 

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 AFSL 234945 (the Bank), and a market participant of ASX Limited and CHI-X Pty Limited, a clearing participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a settlement participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this report is general advice only and is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities, property, real estate or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. Before making any investment decision, you should consider your own investment needs and objectives and consider seeking financial advice. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. This report is produced by Commonwealth Securities Limited based on information available at the time of publishing.  We believe that the information in this report is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report. 

 

Mid-Session 21 Jan 22: ASX 200 sinks to seven-week low

Mid-Session 21 Jan 22: ASX 200 sinks to seven-week low

January 21, 2022

The Australian sharemarket is sliding by 1.6% at midday, falling for a third time in four days and sinking to a seven-week low. All sectors are losing ground following US market weakness and rising interest rate jitters.

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 AFSL 234945 (the Bank), and a market participant of ASX Limited and CHI-X Pty Limited, a clearing participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a settlement participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this report is general advice only and is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities, property, real estate or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. Before making any investment decision, you should consider your own investment needs and objectives and consider seeking financial advice. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. This report is produced by Commonwealth Securities Limited based on information available at the time of publishing.  We believe that the information in this report is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report. 

Morning Report 21 Jan 22: Steep opening loss seen for ASX after similar experience for Wall St

Morning Report 21 Jan 22: Steep opening loss seen for ASX after similar experience for Wall St

January 21, 2022

US sharemarkets fell sharply in the final hour of trade. But shares in Travelers (up 3.2%) and Baker Hughes (up 1.6%) rose after posting earnings results. Shares in 'stay-at-home' stock Peloton fell 23.9% on a report indicating that it was pausing production of fitness equipment. At the close, the Dow Jones index was down by 313 points or 0.9% after earlier being up 462 points. The S&P 500 index fell by 1.1%. And the Nasdaq index fell by 186 points or 1.3%. European sharemarkets ended generally higher on Thursday. Travel stocks led the gains (up 2.9%) after Ryanair (up 4.2%) expressed confidence about a recovery in travel demand later this year. The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose by 0.5%. The German Dax index rose by 0.7% despite data showing a record rise in German producer prices in December. But the UK FTSE index eased by 0.1%. In London trade, shares in Rio Tinto fell by 1.3% while BHP shares rose by 1.2%.                  

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 AFSL 234945 (the Bank), and a market participant of ASX Limited and CHI-X Pty Limited, a clearing participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a settlement participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this report is general advice only and is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities, property, real estate or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. Before making any investment decision, you should consider your own investment needs and objectives and consider seeking financial advice. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. This report is produced by Commonwealth Securities Limited based on information available at the time of publishing.  We believe that the information in this report is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report. 

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