federal budget 2017

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170511

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market jumped up on strong oil price and then ran out of puff as stretched valuation and weak commodities weighed on weak sentiment. The best performers were Health Care, Staples and Gold while Telcos, Utilities and Discretionary Retail were the worst. Budget confirmed that the only option is infrastructure... Show More

Federal budget preview


Budget in focus: This year’s Federal Budget is expected to focus on infrastructure, healthcare costs, school & tertiary education and some measures to improve housing affordability. The Federal Budget is the primary event that defines fiscal policy settings. Spending and taxing measures are important for a raft of companies and... Show More