July Economic Update with Bob Cunneen

Share markets up, but economic concerns remain: what’s going on? Markets have been buoyed by central bank and government support for economies. However, COVID-19 remains a threat and economies are still fragile. Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist at MLC Asset Management, discusses these points in the July Economic Update. Watch the video >>

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Market Update – July 2020

Highlights: Since the initial outbreak, COVID-19 has spread to over 210 countries, and estimates indicate it could trim global economic growth by between 3.0% to 6.0% in 2020. Cyclical indicators including PMIs and unemployment rates remain weak but are improving, bolstering the market’s hopes of a speedy recovery. Some countries and US states reversed course…

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Market Update – June 2020

Highlights: Key economies have so far avoided a resurgence in COVID-19 cases, but the World Health Organisation warned it continues to spread rapidly in some regions. Liquidity conditions remain favourable as central banks and governments continue to prop up economies via monetary and fiscal easing measures. Key indicators such as unemployment and PMIs improved in…

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Market Update – May 2020

  Highlights: Shutdowns, isolation, and social distancing measures have had a profound impact on consumer-facing sectors and have resulted in large spikes in unemployment. Central banks around the world have embarked on unprecedented emergency lending and bond buying programs to combat the economic effects of the coronavirus. The Bank of England forecasts UK GDP to…

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