Australian Market

Market Trends: Rate cut expectations scaled back [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhvHI8sKO_0'] [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='#000000' thickness='1' up='20' down='20'] Both equity and bond markets weakened in April due to a significant rebound in bond yields. Bond yields rose as sticky inflation and resilient economic growth caused markets to further scale back...

Market Trends: Fears of a Global Recession Fading Fast [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH_HGiKGhBI'] [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='#000000' thickness='1' up='20' down='20'] Market fears of a global recession anytime soon are now all but eradicated. Resilient US economic growth, hopes of a broadening in global growth to non-US regions, artificial intelligence euphoria...

Yielding to yields [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbtZMmHy-WA'] [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='#000000' thickness='1' up='20' down='20'] Both defensive and growth assets weakened further in October, reflecting another solid increase in global bond yields. The Hamas attack on Israel was a major development in the month, which initially led to a spike in...