Monthly Archives: March 2020 (Page 2)

Protective gear helps Ansell (ASX:ANN) shares rise: ASX tracking 1.4% higher at noon

30 Mar 2020 - The ASX rose at the open then after a shaky start rose up to be now tracking 1.4% higher at noon. Ansell (ASX:ANN) shares performed well today after they affirmed their guidance as demand jumps for protective wear. Declines were seen in Virgin Money UK (ASX:VUK) and Abacus Property (ASX:ABP). Webjet (ASX:WEB) says work on its proposed capital raising is still ongoing.

IMF head says global economy has entered recession: ASX poised to open lower

30 Mar 2020 - We can expect the sharemarket to start the week lower this morning after Wall Street fell in Friday’s session and the death toll from the coronavirus continues to rise globally. The head of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva says the global economy has now entered a recession. She said there could be a sizable rebound in 2021 but only if nations succeed in containing the coronavirus and limiting the economic damage. Summerset Group Holdings [...]

Global rescue plan to fight coronavirus fails to boost markets: ASX closed 5.3% lower

27 Mar 2020 - After a promising start, the ASX took a dip around midday trading and failed to gain momentum bourse closing 5.3% lower. Wisetech Global (ASX:WTC) shares rose today as did Clinuvel (ASX:CUV). Declines were seen with oOh!Media (ASX:OML) and Credit Corp (ASX:CCP). As for the sectors they all closed in negative territory today with Utilities losing the least and Real Estate Investment Trust fell lower.

Afterpay (ASX:APT) shares on the rise as they weather the storm: ASX tracking 0.5% lower

27 Mar 2020 - The ASX shot up at the open but took a downward turn in late morning trade and is now tracking 0.5% lower at noon. Shares in Afterpay Touch (ASX:APT) are rising today after a bit of a rollercoaster. Co-Founder and CEO Anthony Eisen insists the company has enough cash to weather the storm, while business activities are yet to be impacted by COVDID-19. The Decmil Group (ASX:DCG) released delayed results today to fully understand the [...]