Market wraps 23rd December 2020

Morning Bell - Jessica Amir

The ASX200 is eyeing a lift of 0.9% at the open, which should recover some of yesterday’s 1.1% loss.

US Congress leaders approved US$900 billion in COVID-19 aid which includes giving $600 to individuals.

Economic growth in the US grew 33.4% last quarter, erasing the prior 31.4% fall in April-June. The UK economy also grew in the third quarter, rising by a record 16%.

All eyes will be on the NSW Premier today with restrictions expected to remain until after Christmas.

Local trading ideas:

  • Janison Education (ASX:JAN) was upgraded as a Bell Potter buy with a new $0.60 price target. This week JAN signed a 5-year $5m deal with Chartered Accountants to deliver an online education program.
  • Youfoodz Holdings (ASX:YFZ) was called out as a Bell Potter buy for the first time with a $1.50 target, implying 57% growth in a year from yesterday’s close
  • LaserBond (ASX:LBL), Kingsrose Mining (ASX:KRM) and Elders (ASX:ELD) are all showing bullish charting signals according to Trading Central.