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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170407

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market fell on US strike on Syria after opening positive…and then recovered into the close to slight positive. Spot gold bounced and bond yields fell as market ran to safety with rising geo political risks adding existing global macro risks. Gold, Energy and Utilities were the best performers while... Show More

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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170406

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market fell on global sentiment and then made a slight recovery to close negative…that makes three negative days out of the last five…steam coming off the market as optimism fades. Gold, Health Care and Utilities were the best performers while Telcos, Banks and Energy were the worst performers. Solid... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170403

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market managed to squeeze out a slightly positive day despite weaker US, currency and commodity lead. Gold and Property were the best while Financials turned the market positive with miners weighing it down. Retail sales and housing approvals shows weaker economy ahead as we come off housing bubble…bit like... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Blue Ocean Market Wrap 20170331

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market ran out of puff and closed at the lows of a negative last day of the quarter. We are heading into the last week of trading before school holidays and institutional investors are likely to lock in their profits before going on holiday with their families. Retail investors... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170330

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market had another positive day driven by resources and banks despite weak global sentiment. Resource were pushed up by better commodities while stronger currency drove global investors to buy into our banks. Staples, Energy and REITs were the best performers while Gold, Industrials and Utilities were the negative sectors. Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170328

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market had an unexpected strong day…bounced up and held up better than anyone expected after the weak US sentiment. Market was once again pushed up by the Banks but even the miners turned positive with Utilities and Gold were the only negative sectors. Dividend money flowing back... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170327

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market fell on the open and then made a surprise recovery on the back of global investors trying to find a home out of Japan. Local market was supported by Banks turning positive from negative during the day while the outperformers were Gold and Energy when the Miners were... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170324

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market made a solid surprise recovery respite health care changes in US ran into stumbling blocks. Local market was pushed up by Telcos, Banks and Staples while Gold and Industrials were the negative performers. Today’s market performance shows that the underlying driver is still reflation trade and that hold... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170323

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market made a small recovery from yesterday’s smack down but sentiment remains weak. US market remains in the second part of “Buy the rumour, Sell the fact” trade as US fiscal policy ran into multilevel execution problems. Media articles are pointing to delays in financial deregulations, health care reform... Show More