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Market update - March 2018

Risk off sentiment in March saw equities print a negative month and also resulted in a negative quarter for both domestic and global equities.

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Market update - February 2018

Equity markets pulled back in February as investors began to worry about the prospect of the US Federal Reserve raising rates at a faster pace than had previously been anticipated.

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Market update - January 2018

Global economic conditions continued to strengthen and remained broadly synchronised in the new year, which led to most developed equity markets posting gains in January.

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Market update - December 2017

The global equity market continued to rise through December, with all major equity markets closing out 2017 with strong gains, supported by the widespread improvement in economic growth.

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Market update - November 2017

Global economic conditions continued to improve in November.

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Market update - October 2017

Global markets performed strongly in October as synchronised global economic growth continued.

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Market update - September 2017

Global equity markets rallied over the month of September, despite ongoing geopolitical tensions between North Korea and the US.

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Market update - August 2017

Geopolitical risks escalated throughout the month of August as North Korea continued to defy UN restrictions by firing a missile across Japan.

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Market update - July 2017

Global markets were broadly positive over the month of July, supported by a continuation of a synchronised growth in major economies and corporate earnings.

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Market update - June 2017

Geopolitical events continued to dominate headlines during June, with terror attacks across Europe, further North Korean missile tests and ongoing tensions in the Middle East.

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