Which shares fared best in the pandemic

Which shares fared best in the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic hurt businesses as restrictions to check the spread of COVID-19 resulted in widespread loss of revenue, job losses and closures. But some ASX-listed companies have managed to gain advantage amid the chaos inflicted by the virus. On February...
Which shares fared best in the pandemic

Base metals fall on gloomy US outlook

Copper and other metals fell overnight after a gloomy outlook for the US economy and fresh concerns over a second wave of COVID-19 infections cast doubt over demand. The US Federal Reserve signalled plans for years of exceptional support to help the world’s...
Which shares fared best in the pandemic

Gold eases but holds near one-week high

Gold eased overnight as the dollar firmed but fears over a fresh wave of coronavirus infections and the US Federal Reserve’s pledge to keep interest rates low kept bullion close to its highest in over a week. Spot gold was down 0.33 per cent at $US1,730.58 per...
Which shares fared best in the pandemic

Oil prices slump 8% on demand concerns

Oil prices tumbled by about 8 per cent a barrel overnight, fuelled by renewed concerns about demand destruction as new cases of coronavirus tick up globally, while crude inventories hit a record in the United States. US coronavirus cases surpassed 2 million on...
Which shares fared best in the pandemic

Wall St slides on fears of new virus wave

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones have hit a one-week low after a sharp climb over the past month as investors worried about a second wave of coronavirus infections and a grim forecast for the economy from the Federal Reserve. Shares of airlines and cruise operators...