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Weekly Market Update – 1st March 2019

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

While US shares fell slightly over the last week (with geopolitical noise not helping most major share markets) Australian shares continued to rise, arguably playing catch up to the rally in US shares. The Australian share market was led higher by

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Weekly Market Update – 22nd February 2019

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets continued to rise over the last week helped by good news regarding US/China trade talks. US shares rose 0.6%, Eurozone shares gained 0.8%, Japanese shares rose 2.5% and Chinese shares rose 5.4%. Australian shares rose 1.7% helped by reasonable earnings

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Weekly Market Update – 8th February 2019

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Global share markets were little changed or down over the past week, not helped by weak economic data and trade uncertainty. US shares rose less than 0.1%, Eurozone shares fell 1.2% and Japanese shares lost 1.6%. Australian shares saw a strong

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Weekly Market Update – 1st February 2019

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were mixed over the last week. US shares rose 1.6%, helped by a more dovish and supportive Fed and mostly good economic and earnings news, Chinese shares gained 2% helped by continuing progress in US/China trade talks and Japanese

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Weekly Market Update – 18th January 2019

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets continued to rise over the last week helped by talk of policy stimulus (notably in China) and optimism of a resolution to the US/China trade dispute. Bond yields rose in the US but were little changed elsewhere, commodity prices including

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