Risks to Australia’s AAA credit rating

Credit Ratings are generally ratings that are bestowed on an entity, which seeks to borrow some money for business requirements. This can also be done for governments to assess their creditworthiness and can help evaluate debt or financial obligations. It gives lenders an easy way […]

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Are penny stocks a waste of money?

Penny stocks are generally the ones that are famous for providing promising returns and tremendous growth over time and add to the investment diversification strategy. Valued generally at a price less than a dollar, the penny stocks have low market capitalisation which varies between $50 […]

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Are Lithium Stocks Still in Demand?

Australia is one of the leading lithium producers amongst eight countries and contributes significantly to the global production. There are two major resources producing Lithium and are either brine-based deposits or hard-rock mineral deposits. It is to understand that brine-based lithium can be used directly […]

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Dividends in the Australian Banking Sector

It’s very hard to talk about dividends in Australian market without talking about banks. The increase in dividend distributions over the past decade has been primarily driven by the banking sector. Australian listed companies have demonstrated immense strength in terms of dividend growth since the […]

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Australia’s Q4 GDP Growth Erodes!

The recent fears on the US metal tariffs are seen to be diluting a bit with many regions including Canada and Mexico being considered for exclusion from the tariffs as the US seems to be softening its stance on neighboring countries. On the other hand, […]

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Is the Crypto-mania ending soon?

Friday marked a slamming on cryptocurrencies with about $100 billion being wiped off from the global cryptocurrency market in a span of just 24 hours at the back of major selling. Bitcoin price plunged by over 15% to slide below $9,000. The digital currency saw […]

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2 Things on latest Australian Job Data

Supporting the Reserve Bank of Australia’s optimistic view on improving economic scenario, unemployment data is out with the jobless rate or so called ‘unemployment rate’ remaining steady at 5.4 per cent in November 2017, against the October result. This maintains unemployment at the lowest level […]

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Two Macro Threads Causing Some Jitters

US Senate tax bill weighing on Equities while RBA touched upon lower inflation forecasts With what can be called a potential clash anticipated between President Donald Trump’s administration and US Senate Republicans, the global equities have started losing some ground at the back of the […]

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The Bitcoin Buzz – Is it fading or still luring?

Bitcoin is the world’s first completely decentralized peer-to-peer digital currency. Unlike currencies in the conventional banking system, Bitcoin works without a central bank or system administrator and transactions are usually priced for a minimal fee, or most of the time, for free. Bitcoin is the […]

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