Consumer Discretionary showing it’s not all doom and gloom

The All Ordinaries index continued its advance during the week ending 26 July 2019 adding another +1.37% for the week. The index is now more than 10% above its 200 DMA. Approximately 63% and 64% of constituent stocks are above their 200 DMA and 100 DMA respectively. 

During the week 67% of stocks advanced. The week ended with two hundred and seventy-nine shares within 20% of their 52-week highs. 111 of those were within 5% of 52-week highs. As we’ve said in the past, more stocks making new highs is an excellent sign of the strength of the market as a whole.

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Gold higher, Health Care advance broadening

The All Ordinaries index put in another solid week with a performance of +1.52% which was a follow-through from the prior week’s breakout. Strong appreciation in the Energy, Information Technology and Industrials sectors drove the robust result. All sector indices contributed positive performance for the week except the Communications sector, which fell 1.85% driven in … Read more

Broad Industrial advance notable

The All Ordinaries index continued its upward trajectory during the week ending 14 June 2019, rising another 1.66% taking it to levels not seen since 2007. The Materials sector led stocks higher with the S&P/ASX 200 Materials Sector Index increasing 5.2%, followed by the Communications Services sector and the Healthcare sector, each advancing more than … Read more

Gold back in favour as Energy breaks down

The All Ordinaries index appeared to hold the breakout of the previous week with a relatively minor pullback during the week of 0.82% and a close above the new level of support. The tail at the level of support on Friday indicates there was demand at this level, however as we see today, this demand has all but disappeared, and the index looks set for a correction, which could take it back into the lows of the previous trading range.

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