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Weekly Market Update – 10th November 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were mixed over the last week with US shares down 0.2%, not helped by tax reform uncertainty and Eurozone shares down 2.3%. Conversely, Japanese shares were hit by profit-taking but still managed a 0.6% rise while Chinese shares rose by

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Weekly Market Update – 3rd November 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

While Chinese shares fell 0.7% over the last week, US shares gained 0.3%, Eurozone shares rose 1.1%, Japanese shares gained 2.4% and Australian shares rose 1% helped by a combination of good global economic growth and earnings news. The Australian stock exchange

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Weekly Market Update – 27th October 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Global share markets rose over last week, boosted by solid earnings and economic data. US shares rose 0.2% with strong gains in tech stocks, Eurozone shares gained 1.2% helped by a dovish European Central Bank (ECB), Japanese shares rose 2.6% as Abenomics

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Weekly Market Update – 20th October 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets mostly rose over the last week helped along by continuing good economic data. US shares gained 0.9% boosted by progress towards tax reform, Japanese shares rose 1.4%, Chinese shares rose 0.2% and Australian shares gained 1.6%. Eurozone shares were flat

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Powerful data reveals strong link between our nation’s happiness and financial planning

People happiest with their lot in life are most likely to have a financial plan, according to the FPA Live the Dream report. The national research of working-age Australians also includes insights into the regrets, dreams, and attitudes to matters of money and life across generations, genders and geographies.
Almost one

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Weekly Market Update – 13th October 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

While Eurozone shares were flat over the past week and US shares only rose 0.2% (with good data offset by uncertainty about tax reform and President Trump’s end to Obamacare related health insurance subsidies acting as constraints), Japanese shares rose 2.2%,

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Weekly Market Update – 29th September 2017

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Global share markets pushed higher over the last week as solid economic data and ongoing talk of US tax reform more than offset continuing North Korea worries. US shares rose 0.7%, Eurozone shares gained 1.3% and Japanese shares rose 0.3%. Chinese and

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