Apple hits US$2 trillion market cap, gold price plummets, ASX futures down 15 points
Finfeed Archived Aug 20, 2020
The ASX SPI200 futures index is down 15 points, suggesting that the Australian stock market will take its lead from the US. However it was not all bad news, especially if you invest in Apple, as it became the first publicly listed US company to surpass the US$2 trillion market capitalisation level.
S&P 500 and NASDAQ hit record highs, metals rally, futures down 7 points
Finfeed Archived Aug 19, 2020
Positive earnings results and news of an imminent US stimulus package should spur the markets forward. However, it may be a little too early to factor in potential upside given that the legislations has not yet been passed.
Depressed consumer confidence evident in US, ASX futures trending lower
Finfeed Archived Jul 29, 2020
It was mining stocks, in particular those exposed to gold, that did the heavy lifting on Tuesday to push the S&P/ASX 200 index (XJO) above 6100 points, but it was all downhill in the afternoon with the index closing at its low for the day of 6021 points.
Overseas markets down with futures suggesting a reality check is imminent
Finfeed Archived Jul 27, 2020
Geopolitical tensions between the US and China were central to the decline in global markets on Friday, and given recent posturing towards China by the Australian government the issues could well have a significant impact on our markets domestically.