Market Update – September 2020

The global economic recovery continues, however growth is uneven across regions and there were signs of a loss of momentum in Europe through the September quarter. US President Trump stepped up his trade rhetoric ahead of the presidential election with talk of a “decoupling” from the Chinese economy amid a widening trade deficit. China is…

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August Economic Update with Bob Cunneen

Central bank policies driving share market performance Despite economic stresses, major share markets continued to rise in July as investors remain buoyed by supportive central bank policies.. Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist at MLC Asset Management, discusses these points in the August Economic Update.

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Market Update – August 2020

Highlights: The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy has been profound, especially in emerging, low-income economies with limited health care capacity. Trade tensions between the US and China added to market volatility, while the outcome of the November US presidential election remains uncertain. A port explosion in Beirut killed at least 135…

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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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