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Market Wrap – October 2019

Risk assets faltered The rally from December resumed with most equity markets up for the month. Global shares were up 2.3% and 2% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Domestically, Australian shares underperformed international markets this month with 1.8% performance…

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Market Wrap – September 2019

Risk assets faltered The rally from December faltered slightly with most equity markets down for the month. Global shares were down 2% and up 0.3% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Domestically, Australian shares underperformed international markets this month with…

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Market Wrap – August 2019

Markets rallied on rate cuts… The rally from December has continued into July with most equity markets up for the month. Global shares were up 1.1% and 2.3% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Domestically, Australian shares outperformed international markets…

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Market Wrap – July 2019

Markets rallied on rate cuts… The rally from December lows resumed in June with most equity markets up for the month. Global shares were up 5.9% and 5.3% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Domestically, Australian shares lagged international markets…

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Market Wrap – June 2019

Markets faltered The rally from December lows faltered in May with most equity markets down for the month. Global shares were down 6% and 4.4% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Domestically, Australian shares outperformed international this month with 1.7%…

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Market Wrap – May 2019

Markets continue to recover The rally from December lows has flowed into April with most markets positive. Global shares were up 4.6% and 3.9% in a hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. Domestically, Australian shares continue to lag international this year…

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Market Wrap – April 2019

Markets march on • The market rally that began in January continued more modestly in February and into March, with most markets positive. • Global shares were up by 1.7% and 1.5% in hedged and unhedged terms, respectively. • US…

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Market Wrap – March 2019

A mixed bag After January’s bounce, February was a little quieter but still ended in positive territory, with global shares up by 3.4% and 5.6% in hedged and unhedged terms respectively. US shares similarly were up 3%, a more modest…

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Market Wrap – February 2019

Shares rebound January was a more positive month for investors after December’s volatility, with shares recovering most of their late 2018 losses. Global shares rose by 7.1% and 4.1% in hedged and unhedged terms respectively. US shares, having led December’s…

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Market Wrap – January 2019

Shares plummet; bonds rally December was a poor month for share investors as a concerning mixture of rising US interest rates, a slowdown in eurozone business confidence, weaker Chinese growth and rising political tensions saw global markets plummet. Global shares…

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