ASX Futures up 21 points following a strong lead from the US
Finfeed Archived Sep 28, 2020
The financial sector was buoyed by moves to relax the responsible lending laws that have served to constrain all facets of consumer and business lending. With US markets having performed strongly at the end of the week this positive momentum could continue, and the ASX SPI200 futures index is pointing in that direction.
Europe up, US down, gold plunges, AUD tumbles, ASX futures in the red
Finfeed Archived Sep 24, 2020
The ASX SPI200 futures index was down 55 points, reflecting extreme volatility in US markets. The decline in the US market appeared to stem from Fed Reserve commentary regarding the ongoing need for fiscal stimulus as coronavirus continues to undermine the economy.
ASX tipped to open lower following negative sentiment in overseas markets
Finfeed Archived Sep 21, 2020
Given negative sentiment in overseas markets, it is likely that ASX stocks will come under pressure on Monday, and this is supported by the ASX SPI200 index which is down 36 points to 5836 points.
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.