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Canada’s Saving Grace Amid Falling Oil Prices Could Be Ontario
January 20 2015 7:43 PM
Ontario may experience an economic revival in the coming years.
Australian Dollar Outlook – January 19, 2015
January 19 2015 11:51 AM
The Australian Dollar remains resilient on the back of the Swiss Central Bank's currency announcement to abandon its floor.
New Zealand's Oil Exploration Sector Facing Trouble: Companies Retract As Oil Prices Are Falling
January 16 2015 5:14 PM
There is concern that cost of exploration does not match the returns as oil prices continue to plunge.
Australian Dollar Outlook – January 15, 2015
January 15 2015 10:31 AM
Weaker US retail sales helped reverse attempts to drive AUD/USD lower on the back of falling copper prices.
Global Markets Overview – January 15, 2015
January 15 2015 10:21 AM
Volatility is feeding erratic trading; headlines such as 'meltdown', 'rout' and 'collapse' increase volatile trading and are adding to the overall trade pressure.
Global Markets Overview – January 14, 2015
January 14 2015 10:29 AM
Plenty of risk, plenty of uncertainty and a good dash of fear has welcomed the markets to 2015.
European Central Bank To ‘Reassess’ Monetary Stimulus In Light Of Deflationary Concerns
January 09 2015 12:31 PM
Falling oil prices have once again put the focus of global investors on Europe that is facing slow GDP growth.
Global Markets Overview – January 7, 2015
January 07 2015 10:58 AM
The US market logged its fifth consecutive day of losses overnight, something it didn't do once in 2014. The last time it logged a five-day losing streak was December 2013.
Low Oil Prices May Help China Focus On Consumption Driven GDP Growth Over Exports -- Report
January 06 2015 12:18 PM
China may have to come up with a new strategy in order to counter a possible slowdown in 2015.
Global Markets Overview – December 29, 2014
December 29 2014 10:05 AM
US equities continued to drift higher on Friday despite most global markets being closed for Christmas and Boxing Day holidays. In fact, US equities went on to print fresh record highs again with investors happy to continue following the trend. Data was also limited in that time but there continued to be some commentary out of key emerging markets
Global GDP Growth Rate Estimates May Be Increased For 2015 -- Report
December 24 2014 11:59 AM
Amid concerns about a possible recession in some countries, there is still some positive news for the global economy.
Global Markets Overview - December 24, 2014
December 24 2014 10:50 AM
It was another stellar day for US equities with a much better than expected revised GDP reading triggering the gains. Q3 GDP came in at a whopping 5%, revised from a previous estimate of 3.9% and much better than an expected 4.3%. This was the biggest gain since 2003 and this was enough to keep investors encouraged. Equities extended gains on the news with the S&P and Dow at fresh record highs. The S&P hit 2087 and the Dow topped 18,000. The GDP reading also underpinned the greenback as it ralli...
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning December 24, 2014
December 24 2014 9:54 AM
In US economic data, the final estimate of economic growth for the September quarter showed a 5.0% annualised pace, above estimates of 4.3% and the fastest pace in 11 years. Chain store sales were up 5.3% in the latest week, up from 4.1% in the prior week. New home sales fell 1.6% to a 438,000 annual pace in November. Personal income rose by 0.4% in November with spending up 0.6%. Home prices rose 0.5% in October to be up 4.5% on the year.
Putin Flayed For Russia’s Economic Crisis: Ex Minister Says Only Solution Is Restoring Ties With The West
December 23 2014 4:11 PM
Putin's vision of a resurgent Russia is hitting too many road blocks.
New Zealand's Economy Soaring High As Kiwi Moves Close to Parity With Australian Dollar
December 19 2014 1:49 PM
New Zealand's economy is growing faster than expected with the Kiwi moving closer to parity with the Australian currency.
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 18, 2014
December 18 2014 11:12 AM
The Australian Dollar has dipped suddenly to USD 0.8120 following headlines the FOMC had dropped the "considerable time" phrase with respect to its guidance on interest rates, and instead deciding it could be "patient in beginning to normalise" policy.
Global Markets Overview – December 18, 2014
December 18 2014 11:02 AM
US equities surged on the back of the Fed meeting, which seems to have hit a sweet spot as far as balancing expectations is concerned.
Not Only Russia: Continuous Drop Of Oil Prices Means Billions Of Lost Dollars For Canada
December 17 2014 2:07 PM
Canada's economy stands to lose billions if the prices of oil continue to drop.
Australian Economy Expected To Have ‘Solid Growth’ Despite Falling Iron Ore Prices
December 16 2014 11:35 AM
Australia has traditionally been dependent on the mining industry and falling iron ore prices may affect the budget.
John Key Worse Than Abbot On Climate Fund Issue, Says New Zealand's Green Party
December 16 2014 10:19 AM
There are two sects among the climate change warriors, where one group is still not convinced about the efficacy of a global fund.