Share markets managed to stabilise and, in most major markets, bounce from oversold levels over the last week as there were no new hawkish surprises from central banks and weak economic data saw bond yields fall
The plunge in shares & flow on to super – key things for investors to keep in mind during times of market turmoil
Usually share markets are relatively calm and so don’t generate a lot of attention. But periodically they tumble and generate headlines like “billions wiped off share market” & “biggest share plunge since…” Sometimes it ends quickly
Share markets tumbled again over the last week as markets moved to anticipate even more aggressive rate hikes from central banks, after the release of higher than expected US inflation data. For the week, US shares fell
Sharemarkets came under renewed downward pressure this week (after a few weeks of rallying). Themes of stagflation risks, heightened recession odds, hawkish central banks and signs that inflation has not peaked continue
The RBA hikes rates again with more to go – but falling confidence and home prices will limit RBA tightening
The RBA has increased its official cash rate by another 0.5% taking it to 0.85% for the second rate hike in this cycle. This was above market expectations. Our expectation was for a 0.4% hike with the risk that it would be 0.5%.
Share markets were mixed over the last week. Strong US payrolls for May weighed on US and Eurozone shares on Friday, on expectations that they will keep the US Federal Reserve (Fed) rate hikes aggressive. This saw US shares
National property prices fall for the first time since the pandemic – expect a 10-15% top to bottom fall
After a massive 28.6% gain from their pandemic low – which was the biggest gain over 21 months since 2003 – national average home prices fell for the first time in May since September 2020 based on CoreLogic data. While national
Share markets rose in the past week – bouncing off oversold lows, helped by less hawkish than feared comments from the European Central Bank (ECB) and US Federal Reserve (Fed), a further pullback in US bond yields,
The ALP won the election and is set to Govern most likely in its in own right or as a minority government. Following its loss in the 2019 election which was partly blamed on a “radical” tax & spend agenda, the ALP adopted a
It was another volatile weak in share markets with worries that rate hikes, cost pressures and Chinese supply disruptions would hit profits after downgrades from some US retailers and tech stocks. For the week, this saw
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