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Weekly Market Update – 21st December 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

The past week saw share markets fall further on the back of ongoing worries about growth not helped by a “not dovish enough” Fed, new threats to US/Chinese negotiations, worries about a US government shutdown, a court ruling against America’s Affordable Care

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Season’s Greetings

In what seems to be the blink of an eye it is December once again and we are only a few short weeks away from celebrating a new year. As we sprint towards the finish we take a ‘customary’ minute to reflect on the past 12 months.

After a couple of

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Weekly Market Update – 14th December 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets were mixed over the last week with nervousness around trade and global growth continuing, not helped by weak Chinese economic data. US, Eurozone and Chinese shares rose but Japanese and Australian shares fell. Despite a rise in material stocks over

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Weekly Market Update – 30th September 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

US, European and Japanese share markets rose solidly over the last week on increasing signs from the Fed that it is open to pausing or slowing its interest rate increases. Chinese shares rose slightly but Australian shares fell slightly. Weakness in resources,

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Weekly Market Update – 16th November 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

“Risk off” returned to financial markets over the past week with most share markets falling and bond yields declining as last month’s worries returned, tech stocks came under renewed pressure and the continuing plunge in the oil price weighed on energy shares.

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The Australian Parliamentary Review

The Australian Parliamentary Review showcases organisations considered as exemplifying ‘best practice’ in their given industry. The review submissions are used as a learning tool to the public and private sector, in particular to those in financial services.

The 2018 Finance Review was sent out to over 35,000 leading policymakers including members of

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Weekly Market Update 9th November 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets mostly rose over the last week, helped in particular by a favourable reaction to the US midterm elections. Chinese shares remained under pressure though. Bond yields continued to rise reflecting the “risk on” tone from investors and as the Fed

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Weekly Market Update – 2nd November 2018

Investment markets and key developments over the past week

Share markets bounced back over the past week helped by good US earnings results and a lessening of trade war fears following a phone call between President Trump and President Xi Jinping. US shares rose 2.4%, Eurozone shares gained 3%, Japanese shares

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