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Market Close 24 Jun 22: ASX 200 records first back-to-back gain of the month

Market Close 24 Jun 22: ASX 200 records first back-to-back gain of the month

June 24, 2022

The Australian sharemarket rose by 0.74% and recorded its first back-to-back gain of the month. While this was enough to push the ASX 200 1.6% higher over the week, it follows a 6.6% tumble last week due to increasing US recession fears and a large rate hike.

 

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Mid-Session 24 Jun 22: Aussie stocks edge higher from slow start

Mid-Session 24 Jun 22: Aussie stocks edge higher from slow start

June 24, 2022

The Australian sharemarket is edging higher, recovering from a slow start in what continues to be a choppy week lacking direction. Energy stocks, utilities, financials and materials have been under some pressure. Tech stocks - this year's hardest hit - are lifting most on Friday.

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Morning Report 24 Jun 22: US sharemarkets climbed on Thursday

Morning Report 24 Jun 22: US sharemarkets climbed on Thursday

June 24, 2022

The defensive S&P 500 utilities (+2.4%), consumer staples (+2.0) and healthcare (+2.2%) sectors countered declines in the energy (-3.8%) and materials (- 1.4%) sectors amid growing worries about a possible US recession. Technology shares outperformed as bond yields slipped, with Apple (+2.2%) and Microsoft (+2.3%) shares both higher. The Dow Jones index closed up by 194 points or 0.6%. The S&P 500 index added 1.0% and the Nasdaq index gained 179 points or 1.6%.

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Market Close 23 Jun 22: ASX 200 higher for just 5th time this month

Market Close 23 Jun 22: ASX 200 higher for just 5th time this month

June 23, 2022

The Australian sharemarket rose by just 0.3% on Thursday, fading from this morning's gains of 0.66% and recording just its fifth improvement of the month. A slump in commodity prices weighed on our major mining and energy stocks. 

 

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Mid-Session 23 Jun 22: Aussie market lifts as 9 of 11 sectors rise

Mid-Session 23 Jun 22: Aussie market lifts as 9 of 11 sectors rise

June 23, 2022

The Australian sharemarket is edging higher so far today, with nine of 11 sectors charging higher. Mining & energy stocks (1/3 of our market) are slumping however, following declining commodity prices. 

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Morning Report 23 Jun 22: US sharemarkets ended weaker on Wednesday

Morning Report 23 Jun 22: US sharemarkets ended weaker on Wednesday

June 23, 2022

It was a volatile session as investors mulled comments by the Fed chair. The energy sector fell 4.2% in response to lower oil prices. The Dow Jones index fell by 47 points or 0.2% after trading in a 612 point range. The S&P 500 index fell 0.1%; the Nasdaq index lost 16 points or 0.2%.

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Market Close 22 Jun 22: ASX 200 gives back early gains

Market Close 22 Jun 22: ASX 200 gives back early gains

June 22, 2022

The Australian sharemarket fell by 0.23%, fading from this morning's better start and failing to record its first back-to-back gains of the month.

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Mid-Session 22 Jun 22: ASX 200 sliding from better start

Mid-Session 22 Jun 22: ASX 200 sliding from better start

June 22, 2022

The Australian sharemarket was up slightly at midday, but has been fading from a stronger start. Follows the strongest lift of the month in Australia yesterday and the US overnight.

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Morning Report 22 Jun 22: US sharemarkets were firmer on Tuesday.

Morning Report 22 Jun 22: US sharemarkets were firmer on Tuesday.

June 22, 2022

So-called mega cap growth and energy companies drove gains on bargain hunting. Shares in Apple rose 3.3% with Microsoft up 2.5% and shares in Tesla up 9.4%. In company news, shares in Kellogg rose 2.0% after the breakfast cereal maker said it was splitting into three companies. The Dow Jones index rose by 641 points or 2.2%. The S&P 500 index rose by 2.5% and the Nasdaq index lifted by 271 points or 2.5%.

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

Market Close 21 Jun 22: Market snaps 7-day losing streak

Market Close 21 Jun 22: Market snaps 7-day losing streak

June 21, 2022

The Australian sharemarket posted its best gain of the month, lifting by 1.4% and ending a seven-day losing streak in the process. Signs US stocks could kick off the holiday-shortened week higher and the RBA Governor flagging a likely 0.25% or 0.5% lift in the cash rate next month settled nerves. 

 

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFLS 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 12 12 124 AFSL: 234945 (the Bank) and a Market Participant of the ASX Limited and Cboe Australia Pty Limited, a Clearing Participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a Settlement Participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited. Any advice contained in this broadcast is general advice only. As the information in this broadcast has not been prepared with reference to your objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs, you should, before acting on it, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and seek appropriate professional advice. CommSec, the Bank, and their related entities do not accept any liability arising out of or in relation to reliance on the information in this broadcast. We believe that the information in this broadcast is correct as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. This report is under copyright to CommSec and the Bank and may not be used without their prior consent.

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