Locksley Resources Limited (ASX:LKY) is pleased to announce commencement of a follow-up sampling program over the North Block at the Mojave Project which previously returned seven (7) anomalous results ranging from 0.103% (1,030ppm) to 0.26% (2,600ppm) TREO2 . The previously reported results represent a new area of REE potential amongst Mojave’s North Block, a large area of 164 claims totalling 14.9km² and highlights the potential for additional High-grade REE mineralisation in California, USA.
This week, James reflects on hosting a successful Thanksgiving, shares insights on joint leading a rights issue for Wellnex, and observes positive signs in the US economy post-Thanksgiving, anticipating a soft landing. He highlights the resurgence of copper, China’s power needs, and the ongoing global struggle to reduce coal use. Discussing demographic investing, he notes millennials’ spending anxieties and the US experiencing a baby boom amid inflation concerns. James also concludes with a fact-check on RBA Governor’s remarks about inflation drivers.
Shane Lee & Tim Gilbert recap Scotland’s win over the West Indies in the T20 World Cup, 46 days of running double marathons for Nedd Brockmann, and Robbie Farah joins the show from England to report on the Rugby League World Cup
It’s Friday that means Shane Lee & Tim Gilbert are joined by Luka Muller to talk EPL, AFL and more + as the Rugby League World Cup commences Robbie Farah joins the show from England thanks to Barclay Pearce Capital.
Shane had lunch with NRL legend Robbie Farah, comic actor Rob Shehadie and comedian Tahir Bilgic, the guys share thoughts on life, sport and a whole heap of laughs.
Australia prepares for COP28, aiming to meet ambitious 2030 carbon and renewable energy targets. With a shift from set goals to tenders via Contracts-for-Difference, the government facilitates renewable energy investment. However, concerns about underwriting risks and infrastructure barriers accompany this new approach.
Jack is a Senior Associate within BPC’s Corporate Finance Team. Previously, Jack was a full-time athlete representing Australia over the marathon distance with a career-best 45th place at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. Prior to athletics, Jack was an Equities Dealer for Paradice Investment Management. Jack has passed all three levels of the CFA Institute.
Argentina elected Javier Milei, a libertarian outsider, for president, reminiscent of Trump’s victory. With a staggering economic downturn, Milei’s radical plans—like adopting the US Dollar and slashing government size—reflect his Austrian economic beliefs. Yet, with a fragmented Congress, the feasibility of these reforms remains uncertain amidst Argentina’s economic turmoil.
The US Treasury’s recent 30-year bond auction had lower-than-average demand, resulting in a positive tail and decreased foreign buyer participation. This signals potential cracks in the US financial system, hinting at future challenges if deficits aren’t addressed, impacting market sentiment and predicting more significant tails in future auctions.
On Melbourne Cup day, focus is on RBA’s potential rate hike amidst Aussie inflation. Meanwhile, BOJ maintains its negative rate despite rising inflation, now allowing more yield curve flexibility. Japan’s ballooning balance sheet faces concerns amid excessive bond buying, indicating future rate hikes. Political fiscal stimulus clashes with fiscal woes, risking inflation surge. JGBs’ impact on debt service could spike; BOJ’s rate hikes might worsen economic strain. Uncertainty looms over Japan’s economic future.
Morgan, our Queensland State Manager, has an extensive background in research, negotiation, statistical analysis, and a successful history in the small cap sector working with HNW individuals and Institutions alike. He has built many strong relationships with his evidence based approach, exemplary communications skills and dedication to delivering for his clients is evident in his client centered approach.
As the world shifts towards a greener, more sustainable future, the role of renewable energy and commodities has become increasingly important. The financial industry is adapting to these changes, with a growing focus on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) requirements for businesses and generational wealth transfer. I have recently been writing about these developments and the importance of staying sector agnostic when it comes to investing.
At present, there are a significant number of macroeconomic and geopolitical movements that are creating an environment for investors to be understandably defensive or “risk-off”. Throughout the past 2 years, economic indicators have signalled there were issues. Coming off the back of the pandemic, fuel has been added to the infernos of already embattled economies, by way of supply chain constraints.
We tend to throw around the word unprecedented a lot lately. The feeling that certain events are unprecedented can be easy to agree with on an emotional level. However, the unprecedented experiences in my view can be somewhat explained by the fact that our current generation(s) and maybe 1 or 2 ahead of us have not experienced the level of change we have in our adult lives at present.
Roberto is an experienced Capital Markets Operator & Capital Markets Trader. He is focused and organised, and continuously improves the trading operational management systems, processes and best practices and ensures all tasks are carried on in an appropriate and timely manner. His skills in administration services, trading operations, equity trading, and portfolio management, ensures he is coherently upholding all trading procedures, whilst helping all processes remain legally compliant.
The XJO has broken away from its previous downward trend due to positive news from the US about the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which met expectations. Although the Australian CPI data has increased, we are still following the lead from the US in our equity market. Despite the downside from overseas, our index has remained strong, largely due to a boost in commodity prices.
Blackrock, the world’s largest asset manager, is anticipating a unique recession unlike others we have seen in US history. This coincides with many other asset managers and interestingly enough some ‘Finfluencers’ in the industry, the most notable of the bunch being Robert Kiyosaki.
Recent Chinese protests have sparked speculation that the nation may be considering abandoning its strict “zero covid policy.” Given that China has been unable to exit Covid properly since 2021, it appears that protestors are calling for a change in strategy.
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