Monthly Market Updates

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November - 2016

November is here and as always it opens with the race that stops a nation. But the Melbourne Cup will be eclipsed by an even bigger race this month, and that’s the home stretch to the US Presidential election on November 8.

October - 2016

October is upon us and that means one thing, it’s football grand final season with heated Melbourne versus Sydney contests in the AFL and the NRL. On the global economic front, it’s the closing stages of the battle for the US Presidency that is keeping markets on the edge of their seats.

September - 2016

Spring is here, time to put your winter woollies away for another year and get into the great outdoors. If you are in need of inspiration, the recent Olympic Games and the Paralympics about to begin have something for everyone.

August - 2016

As August gets underway Australia’s iconic wattle trees are beginning to bloom, the annual signal that winter is almost over. On the economic front, there is still a chill in the air but encouraging signs that investors have put the uncertainty of the federal election and Brexit behind them.

July - 2016

July is here along with the start of a new financial year and a newly elected government, but they are not the only new beginnings investors are taking stock of. The surprise British exit – or Brexit – from the European Union capped off a month and a year characterised by volatility and uncertainty.