Shares and Indices

Earnings Report: Brambles Limited
February 18, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Logistics Company has reported a 27% decline in net profit (after tax) for the six months ended 31 December. The drop in profit is mainly due to higher costs on: Fuel Transport Brexit-proofin...

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Boeing and Facebook Earnings
January 31, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Boeing (BA) The Aerospace giant beat estimates and reported a record $101.1bn revenue for the year 2018. It is the first time that the company reports more than $100bn as annual revenue. Below is a summary of ...

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Apple’s First Quarter Results
January 30, 2019

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Today, Apple reported its First Quarter Results which was largely in-line with expectations, except for the iPhone revenue, which that fell slightly short of estimates. Quarterly revenue came at $84.3b...

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‘FAANG’ Stocks and Their Role In The Markets
January 18, 2019

If you follow any form of financial market publication, news source or have ever watched 15 minutes of Bloomberg, then you will undoubtedly have heard the term ‘FAANG’ stocks. But what does ‘FAANG’ mean? In simple terms, it is the acro...

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Amazon Acquired Market-Cap Title
January 8, 2019

  By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets After a turbulent year for the technology giants, Amazon was crowned leader of the technology sector by market capitalisation on Monday. It has surpassed Microsoft to become the “New King in Town...

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average
December 27, 2018

Source: Bloomberg Terminal For the traders returning from the Christmas break, the sudden surge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is probably the main event of significance to monitor. Major US equity benchmarks experienced the biggest daily g...

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Is Trump the Santa Stock Markets Need?
November 30, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Without any doubt it was a difficult year for the stock markets. Recently nearly all equity indices have erased their 2018 gains. October has also lived up to its reputation in being the worst month for equitie...

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October Stock Market Volatility – The Myth
October 23, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Psychological effect behind the Stock Markets’ Most Volatile Month. Generally, the volatility in October has been well-above average, and this does have a psychological effect on investors’ minds...

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A Rise in U.S Bond Yields
October 5, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky Is rising bond yields bad news for the equity markets? Bond yields are an important indicator to gauge the direction of equities. They have an inverse relationship which explains why the stocks markets were in a sea of red when...

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Apple—Can It Survive In Next Decade?
September 26, 2018

Apple is the first company on this planet to reach a $1 Trillion Market value, each year continuing to release brand new innovative products including the latest iPhone to hit shelves. There is no doubt that Apple is the technology king of this gener...

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Amazon Joins the Trillion Club
September 6, 2018

Just over a month ago Apple became the first company to reach $1 trillion market cap after its shares closed at $207 per share. Now Amazon has become the second company to hit the historic milestone after its share price rose to $2,050 per share. ...

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Warning Signs Of An Economic Storm Front
August 18, 2018

In Economics, the difference between 10 Year and 2 Year Bond Yields is one of the leading indicators that help investors to observe any significant changes in the economy. Let's break things down a little further. Firstly, common sense dictates th...

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Are the bond markets overwhelming or intimidating?
August 7, 2018

By ​Deepta Bolaky The intermarket relationships between commodities, currency, equity and bond markets are key in understanding the way the markets interact and move. Some markets will move with each other while others will move against each oth...

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Bullish Technical Reversal Trend
July 31, 2018

By ​Deepta Bolaky “Buy the Dips” and “Sell the Rallies” are widely followed strategies by new or experienced traders.  Buy-the-dip strategy is becoming increasingly popular based on the theory of market fluctuations. It takes into consi...

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World’s Largest Stock Exchanges
July 30, 2018

Almost every country in the world has a stock exchange with some countries having multiple exchanges. There are over 60 major exchanges across the globe with the total market cap of over $85 trillion. But only 18 of those are in the so-called ''$1 tr...

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