Evening Report

23 Jan 19, 4.30pm (AEDT). Aussie shares remained in negative territory this afternoon, as losses from resource stocks and financials were enough to push the market lower for a second day. PREVIOUS REPORT

Reporting Season Calendar

22 Jan 19. A list of more than 170 companies that will be releasing earnings results this February. 

The Year Ahead; Year in Review

22 Jan 19. Sharemarkets are expected to be on the path of repair this year, especially in the second half of 2019.

Mixed Christmas Spending

21 Jan 19. The Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator (BSI), a measure of economy-wide spending, delivered a mixed performance over December

Chinese tourism slowdown

18 Jan 19. Tourists from China hit record highs over the year but annual growth of Chinese inflows is the slowest in 8½ years.

Petrol prices lift

21 Jan 19. Discounting cycles ended last week and pump prices are starting to reflect higher regional and wholesale prices for fuel. According to data from the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average price of unleaded petrol rose by 4.9c to 126.1 cents a litre.

Wine exports soar

22 Jan 19. It has been another good year for Australia’s wine industry. Wine Australia report that exports grew 10 per cent by value in 2018 to $2.82 billion. By volume, exports lifted 5 per cent to 850 million litres.

Skilled job vacancies hit 6½-year highs

23 Jan 19. The Aussie job market is in good shape, and it’s likely to stay that way over the next year.

The Week Ahead

18 Jan 19. Craig James previews the economic data scheduled for the week ahead including the monthly employment report, Chinese GDP and the IMF global growth forecasts. WATCH VIDEO

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