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Monthly Market Review: April 2024

Over the month of April 2024, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Market And Economic Conditions: Q1 2024

Over the month of January to March, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: March 2024

Over the month of March 2024 economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: February 2024

Over the month of February 2024, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: January 2024

Over the month of January 2024, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q4 2023

Over the month of October to December 2023, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions

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Monthly Market Review: December 2023

Over the month of December, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: November 2023

Over the month of November, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: October 2023

Over the month of October, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Market & Economic Conditions - Q3 2023

Over the month of July to September 2023, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: September 2023

Over the month of September, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: August 2023

Over the month of August, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: July 2023

Over the month of July, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Market And Economic Conditions: Q2 2023

Over the month of April to June 2023, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: June 2023

Over the month of June, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: May 2023

Over the month of May, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Market And Economic Conditions: Q1 2023

Over the month of January to March, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: March 2023

Over the month of March, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: February 2023

Over the month of February, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: January 2023

Over the month of January, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Market & Economic Conditions - Q4 2022

The fourth quarter of 2022 began with two strong consecutive months in October and November followed by a selloff in December. Investor optimism seemed to return in October and November.

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Monthly Market Review: December 2022

December was a disappointing end to a bad year for markets. Investors had few places to hide as traditional safe haven assets such as bonds fell in tandem with equities.

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Monthly Market Review - Nov 2022

November saw equities and other growth assets maintain the positive momentum from October.

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Monthly Market Review: October 2022

October saw investor optimism return despite a fragile macro outlook. After two consecutive months of drawdowns across most asset classes, October saw a notable rebound in developed market equities.

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Market & Economic Conditions - Q3 2022

The third quarter of 2022 began with a strong rally in July, however was followed by a moderate decline in August and a broad based selloff in September.

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Monthly Market Review - Sep 2022

September 2022 left few portfolios unscathed in a major drawdown that affected a vast majority of asset classes in public markets.

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Monthly Market Review: August 2022

Shares sold off in the second half of August. Poor economic data and the Federal Reserve reasserting that monetary policy will be tighter for longer were the catalysts for the move downward.

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Monthly Market Review: July 2022

Share markets staged a recovery rally during July despite economic data continuing to deteriorate.

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Market And Economic Conditions : Q2 2022

Markets sold off broadly over the second quarter of 2022. Asset prices were challenged by central bank tightening, economic growth momentum fading and the earnings outlook becoming more challenged.

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Monthly Market Review: June 2022

Equity markets sold off heavily in June after US inflation came in above expectations, which prompted the Federal Reserve to hike its overnight rate by 75 basis points.

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Monthly Market Review: May 2022

After the April sell-off, volatility remained high though developed equity markets stabilized during the second half of May and finished the month relatively flat.

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Monthly Market Review: April 2022

Global equity markets had their worst month since March 2020.


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Market And Economic Conditions: Q1 2022

Over the first quarter of 2022, markets faced challenges stemming from the Russia - Ukraine conflict, higher inflation and volatility leading to significant declines in global equity and bond markets.

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Monthly Market Review: March 2022

Global equity markets recovered in mid-March as sentiment improved somewhat. Central bank tightening and rising yields continued to negatively impact bond markets.

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Monthly Market Review - February 2022

February was dominated by the Russian invasion of Ukraine which caused a spike in market volatility and energy prices that rippled across the market.

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Monthly Market Review - January 2022

The start of this year began with a selloff in equities as market volatility spiked over geopolitical concerns and the planned acceleration in monetary tightening as inflation continued to soar.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q4 2021

In a high inflationary and high volatility market environment, global equity markets rallied over the fourth quarter and finished the year with strong positive returns.

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Monthly Market Review: December 2021

Concerns over the latest Covid-19 variant quickly dissipated over December.

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Monthly Market Review: November 2021

Over November, risk assets suffered a sell off over inflation, tapering and Covid-19 variant concerns.

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Monthly Market Review: October 2021

Global equity markets regained momentum over October, recovering from the prior month's weak performances.

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Market and Economic Conditions - Q3 2021

Global equity markets suffered a significant sell-off towards the end of the third quarter, following a strong start and initial risk-on tone.

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Monthly Market Review: August 2021

Over August, the number of cases associated with the COVID-19 delta variant surged, slowing down the global economic recovery as countries with low vaccination rates.

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Monthly Market Review: July 2021

Over July, forward-looking purchasing manager indices revealed that growth in highly vaccinated countries has started to stabilise at high levels.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q2 2021

After an initial slow rollout of vaccination programs, developed market shave now made significant progress.

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Monthly Market Review: June 2021

Over June, the US Federal Reserve shifted to more of a hawkish stance as inflation indicators reached decade highs.

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Monthly Market Review: May 2021

Over May, inflation fears intensified as a result of a strong economic growth outlook and ongoing policy support, evidenced by expansionary budget proposals in both the US and Australia.

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Monthly Market Review: April 2021

Global equity markets had a strong month over April, driven by economic optimism, accommodative monetary and fiscal policy and across developed markets the acceleration of vaccination rates.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q1 2021

Share markets have maintained broadly positive returns since the December quarter, despite the volatility witnessed in Treasury yields and the slow rollout of vaccination programs globally.

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Monthly Market Review: March 2021

Over March, the US released positive economic data and announced the potential for further government stimulus, which helped strengthen investor sentiment.

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Monthly Market Review: February 2021

Over the month of February, the economic data that was released showed mixed results and share markets were volatile.

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Monthly Market Review: January 2021

Over the month of January, economic data signalled a short term hit due to pandemic-related restrictions.

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Monthly Market Review: December 2020

Over the month of December, markets broadly achieved positive returns as vaccine roll-outs and another fiscal stimulus package in the US offset bad news on the virus front.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q4 2020

Markets achieved strong positive returns over the December quarter despite the re-imposition of restrictions as a result of a resurgence in COVID-19 cases and the spread of a new strain.

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Monthly Market Review: November 2020

While COVID-19 cases continued to soar in the US, UK and Continental Europe over November, markets shrugged off short-term developments and soared on the back of positive vaccine news.

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Monthly Market Review: October 2020

Overseas shares posted negative returns in October 2020 as fears of a slowdown in the recovery materialised with onerous restrictions being re-imposed amid resurgence in COVID-19 cases.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q3 2020

Markets have maintained a broadly positive run since the previous quarter.

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Monthly Market Review: August 2020

For the month of August, growth assets performed well as investor momentum remained strong.

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Monthly Market Review: July 2020

The month of July generally saw positive returns across asset classes, as growth assets continue to gain.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q2 2020

Markets have recovered over the June quarter from the sharp declines in March.

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Monthly Market Review: June 2020

Growth assets continued to recover over June, but at a slower and more volatile pace than in May.

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Monthly Market Review: May 2020

Following the strong rebound in risk assets over April, the recovery continued into the month of May.

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Monthly Market Review: April 2020

Coronavirus fears drove losses across equity markets and sparked a flight to defensive assets in April 2020.

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Monthly Market Review: March 2020

COVID-19 continued to cause a severe shock to the global economy and financial market.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q1 2020

Markets have responded negatively to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus around the world causing a decline in risky assets.

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Monthly Market Review: February 2020

Coronavirus fears drove losses across equity markets and sparked a flight to defensive assets over February.

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Monthly Market Review: January 2020

Global Shares closed out the month with losses after reaching fresh highs in mid January 2020.

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Market and Economic Conditions: Q4 2019

Global share markets ended a remarkable 2019 rally on a strong note with major stock indexes reaching fresh all-time highs.

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