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Gold as currency hedging

Investors considering gold sometimes wonder about currency hedging. As gold trades in US dollars, Australians who buy it make a twofold bet.

Staff Writer | 1st Nov 2022 | More
ASX touches new highs, flattens at the close

ASX finishes flat, materials gain again, Lynas delivers records The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) gave up another record opening, dropping 0.4% throughout the day to finish flat. Every sector finished lower barring materials and mining, which jumped 1% on the back of a strong update from miner Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (ASX: LYC). Energy dropped 1.4% and property trusts…

The Inside Adviser | 26th Jul 2021 | More
ASX pauses for breath as new fiscal year kicks off

Happy new year, markets fall as gold shines, retailers under pressure, PEXA lists The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) finished the first day of trading in the new financial year on a weaker footing, losing 0.7% with every sector apart from materials finishing lower. The consumer staples and discretionary sectors were the hardest hit, falling 1.3% and 1.2%…

The Inside Adviser | 1st Jul 2021 | More
  • ASX edges to new record close, fourth weekly gain

    ASX finishes at fresh record, shrugs off inflation threat, tech, gold rally The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) finished +0.1% on Friday, taking the market 0.2% higher for the week and ultimately finishing at another all-time high. On Friday, it was the gold miners responding to the expected inflation data in the US. Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) and Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX:…

    The Inside Adviser | 13th Jun 2021 | More
    Fresh record high for ASX after broad Friday rally

    ASX hits new record, ING shocks analysts, Tabcorp offer formalised  The ASX200 (ASX: XJO) hit another record high on Friday, finishing the day 1.2% higher and taking the weekly gain to 2.1%. The records fell as the banking and materials sectors combined to deliver gains. Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) gained 1.6% on Friday and both BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP)…

    The Inside Adviser | 30th May 2021 | More
    ASX trims early lead, CBA and gold miners shine

    Dip buyers emerge, ASX moves higher, EML Payments enters trading halt, Nuix continues to fall The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) fell throughout the day despite a positive open, finishing 0.1% higher as dip buyers emerged following last week’s unexpected sell-off. The IT and energy sectors were the stories of the day, with the former returning to normal heading 1.2% higher…

    The Inside Adviser | 17th May 2021 | More
  • ASX adds 0.3% as banks and miners rise

    Another positive week, tech continues disappearing act, Macquarie delivers record profit  The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) managed to deliver another positive week, adding 0.3% on Friday and 0.8% for the week. The news of the week was the Chinese Government ceasing high level discussions with Australian officials, but at the same time, their demand sends the iron ore price to a record above…

    The Inside Adviser | 9th May 2021 | More
    ASX retreats from 14-month peak

    Market weakens on China tensions, local tech dumped, hot IPO market cooling The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) fell 0.5%, weakening throughout the day as news continued to worsen.  Initially, it was US payment giant PayPal (NYSE:PYPL) delivering a strong earnings result but announcing they would soon be bringing their BNPL offering to Australia in direct competition with Afterpay (ASX:APT). Shares in APT fell 7.0% and the IT…

    The Inside Adviser | 6th May 2021 | More
  • ASX rallies after two-session slide

    AGL CEO had enough, Brambles keeps shipping, markets break losing streak  The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) broke a two-day losing streak, shooting 0.8% higher as business conditions and investment intentions hit their highest level in 27 years. The energy and IT sectors were the main laggards, with energy falling 0.6% as India reported the highest number of new cases…

    The Inside Adviser | 23rd Apr 2021 | More
    ASX claws back losses to finish down 0.3%

    ASX pares losses, defensives in favour again, Nuix downgrades again  The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) trimmed losses to just 0.3% despite falling as low as 1.6% during the session. The selling pressure was driven primarily by the energy and property sectors as concerns about spiking global COVID-19 cases impacted confidence. The recently listed Nuix Ltd (ASX:NXL), a big data and analytics…

    The Inside Adviser | 22nd Apr 2021 | More