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Kajanga Kulatunga - Portfolio Specialist, NAB Asset Management Investment markets can be unpredictable. Just when you get used to enjoying a prolonged period of strong returns, suddenly you can be faced with a wild share market rollercoaster and begin wondering whether you should get off. Content  Investment markets...

Highlights; Global equity markets continued to correct through February but stage an early March recovery Oil prices staged a strong recovery from mid-February – up 37% China economic data continued to consolidate and targets 6.5% minimum growth US economic data continued to improve Marginally weaker Eurozone economic data heightens the...

Highlights: Greece debt crisis unsettles global equity markets China Shanghai Composite Index down 25% during June – but up 150% in 12 months US continues to be the engine of global growth Quantitative easing reflected in improving Eurozone economic data through June China PBoC provides further stimulus and measures to...

In the latest update, Brian reviews events in markets during March. He discusses: how world share prices fell back a little in March, after some very sound gains in February how the good performance of share markets in Europe and Japan comes at a time when the financial...

Highlights:
  • Oil prices decline sharply through November.
  • Global equity markets continued to rally strongly, although Australia did not participate.
  • US economic data continues to show a sustainable recovery.
  • Weak economic data across the Eurozone continues to support further ECB monetary intervention.
  • China moves from targeted stimulus to a broad cut in interest rates to meet growth targets.
  • The Australian dollar continues to weaken – down 3.3% against the USD in November.

In this video, Brian Parker, Head of Portfolio Specialists Group at MLC reviews events in markets during August. He discusses: how global share markets have continued to deliver decent returns, despite the uncertain geopolitical environment why the actions of central banks continue to be a key factor driving...

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