News & Analysis
Australia’s GDP disappoints, savings ratio heads lower
Whilst Australia’s Q3 GDP was expected to soften relative to Q2, it came in softer than expected. And whilst household spending remains apparent, it is to the detriment to savings.
Ampere IPO: Everything you need to know about Ampere
Ampere first filed for an IPO in early 2022, and it has been waiting for the right market to go public. As an innovative microprocessor startup, Ampere has created popular cloud-native processors and high-profile partnerships.
Index in Focus: China A50
If China continues to re-open its economy, slowly but surely, then the China A50 may continue to move higher as the economy begins to expand once again.
Technical Tuesday: S&P at key battle ground
In this week’s shortened edition, we are discussing the Fed policy and getting technical on the S&P 500.
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USD/JPY: Dollar likely to rebound again
USD/JPY is one of the more interesting pairs to watch in this data-light session, as it tests a key support level.
Reddit stocks: what meme stocks are trending?
Reddit has become a hub for social-media driven traders and investors that have proven their ability to move the markets, injecting huge volatility into stocks like GameStop and AMC. But what stocks are grabbing attention on Reddit today?
RBA hike rates by 25bp, more hikes to follow
The RBA used the last meeting of the year to hike interest rates by another 25bp – its eighth hike in as many meetings.
Currency Pair of the Week: AUD/CAD
With both the RBA and the BoC meetings this week to discuss interest rate policy, AUD/CAD could be volatile.
S&P at key level as investors look ahead to Fed
The key question is what kind of a message will the Fed deliver at its highly anticipated rate decision next week.
The consensus is for the RBA to hike by 25bp tomorrow
Whilst the potential for a pause cannot be ignored, I suspect the RBA are more likely to hike rates by 25bp tomorrow as they do not meet again until February.
Commitment of traders report (COT):
The commitment of traders (COT) report shows how large speculators are positioned across futures markets on the CME exchanges.
Week Ahead: OPEC+, RBA, BOC, and China CPI
Although this may be a light week for economic data, there are plenty of events taking place that could cause the markets to be volatile.
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