Rumours about Aruma’s ‘large-scale gold system’ gain credence

Barry FitzGerald

Those in the know are whispering about little-known Aruma Resources and its recent gold discovery near Kalgoorlie. The first round of drilling hit two 500m-long shoots, albeit low grade, and the next round is imminent. Plus, Victorian gold specialist Navarre looks cheap against its peers with drilling results pending. Show More


What Mattered Today: QBE continues to rally

James Gerrish

A second day of gains for the ASX with the market trading back up above 6050 following on from the positive gains yesterday. Healthcare has a good day led by strong follow up buying in Resmed while QBE was in the spotlight adding another 5.37% to trade back up around... Show More


Bells Gold Tracker: ASX-listed Gold Review

Bell Potter

The Bells Gold Tracker is a periodic update and review of ASX-listed gold equities and the gold market. We run through a current market theme, key company releases (including Substantial Holding Notices), a gold-producers’ comparison table, a gold equities performance “heat-map” and some key price and relative value charts. This... Show More

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Spumante makes way for Bollinger as resources sector celebrates bumper 2017

Barry FitzGerald

Like all good years, 2017 will go down as the year when much-tipped bad things didn’t happen. Iron ore prices didn’t collapse and gold prices held up despite US rate rises. At the same time, commodity prices rose across the board, with battery materials leading the way. Show More


Cash-rich gold miners turn to explorers, developers for growth

Barry FitzGerald

Northern Star’s purchase of a 16% stake in nearby explorer Echo Resources highlights what could be a trend for cashed-up, growth-hungry gold majors in 2018. And Genesis Minerals could be one of those on the bigger boys’ radar, with recent drilling demonstrating its development potential. Show More


Northern Star’s 2.3Moz upgrade starts flood of pre-Diggers newsflow

Barry FitzGerald

The pre-Diggers news is flowing fast, with Northern Star revealing it has grown gold reserves by 2.3moz to 3.5Moz at a knockdown cost of $A24/oz. And there is a whiff of a big find at its Jundee project. Plus, emerging producer Tawana is set to fly through the lithium window. Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170727

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market flip flopped to deliver a slight positive day despite big bounce in AUDUSD/commodities and a fall in bond yields. July count sits at 10 up days and 9 down days…we have had the first 3 consecutive positive days in July. Expect a run to finish July in positive... Show More

Livewire readers' Top 20 stock calls

Alex Cowie

It’s time to observe the halfway-mark for Livewire readers’ 2017 stock picks, nominated in December as part of our Outlook series. Read on to see the current top twenty, some recent contributor commentary on them, and the spreadsheet for the full list of 261 stocks with key metrics. Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170602

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market ran up on strong US data at the open then traded sideways for the second half of the day. Market flipped on recent trading trends and bought into both major sectors…banks and miners did well today. The best performers were IT, Staples and Miners while Utilities, Gold and... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170427

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market made an unconvincing positive day after US market lost steam on the tax reform agenda release. US tax reform agenda was a yawn as expected. It looked like a high school project but with less detail. It was a one pager that stated pre-election slogans with not much... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170426

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market popped on the open again after US reporting season kicker and then traded sideways. US reporting season continues to remain robust…and there is no reason to bet against it…even the US new home sales were a big beat…supports strong economy. Banks lead the way higher while Gold stocks... Show More

Gold stocks to buy on the back of stalling US policy and growth

Foster Stockbroking

Heightened expectations of US growth are fading in light of no new economic data to suggest the promised fillip. The efforts of the new Trump administration continue to be frustrated on a number of fronts and cannot point to any meaningful progress so far (Obamacare repeal, debt ceiling, and other... Show More


Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170303

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market fell on the open and then recovered some losses to give up substantial part of yesterday’s gains. Markets are working through the implications of increased fiscal spending without spending cuts…likely to drive inflation higher and force US Fed to move faster than expected. US Fed rate hike March... Show More

CEO Insights

NAOS Asset Management

As part of the NAOS investment process, we pay particular attention to the comments made by company CEO’s in order to gain a greater understanding of the current investment environment and key trends that may be emerging. Below are quotes from the week which in our view detail some of... Show More


AU$ gold hits new all-time highs

Paragon Funds Management

We wrote about our top-down gold investment thesis and the companies best placed to benefit in our February 2016 update. As stated previously, gold’s investment case has merit given the unprecedented level of global QE and currency debasement, and we have become increasingly constructive on gold given the return of... Show More

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Positioning for strength in Aussie Dollar gold

Livewire Exclusive

The current macro economic environment has provided a strong set up for the price of gold - particular for Australian dollar gold. John Deniz, Managing Director at Paragon Funds, says he remains positive on this sector and shares some of the considerations he takes when investing in the space. "With... Show More


Kohler: Making Money This Year

Livewire Equities

The three top performers on ASX in 2015 – St Barbara, Bellamy’s and Blackmores – point to what I think will be the key investment opportunity for 2016. That is China, but in a different way than ever before. China is both the key risk and biggest opportunity for investors... Show More

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