152021Oct

Market Update – October 2021

Highlights: The Australian share market fell 1.9% in September, ending an impressive 11 month run of gains. Nonfarm payrolls rose 194,000 in September, the lowest so far this year, falling well short of expectations of a 500,000 increase. Eurozone economic sentiment rose to 117.8, supported by optimism from consumers and the construction sector. The RBA…

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132021Sep

Market Update – September 2021

Highlights: The Australian share market reached an all-time high in August, with the S&P/ASX 200 gaining 2.5% for the month.  Non-farm payrolls added 235,000 jobs, the lowest in seven months and well below forecasts of 740,000 as a surge in COVID-19 infections may have discouraged companies from hiring and potentially discouraged workers from actively looking…

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122021Aug

Market Update – August 2021

Highlights: The Australian share market reached all-time highs in July, with the S&P/ASX 200 gaining 1.1% for the month. US employment surprised again as non-farm payrolls came in well above expectations, coupled with a falling unemployment rate, reinforces the strength of the economy. Economic sentiment in Europe rose for the sixth month in a row…

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152021Jul

Market Update – July 2021

Highlights: The Australian share market finished the fiscal year with its best performance since inception, with the market gaining 23.9% over the past 12 months (on a capital return basis beating even the 23.7% seen in FY 2007). US employment surprised as non-farm payrolls came in well above expectations, despite a slight increase in the…

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