Volatility associated with November’s US election should finally be over,
enabling investors to refocus on economic prospects and the outlook for
corporate profitability & central bank policy.
Australian inflation recorded at 0.9% in the 2020 calendar year, nearly double what the Reserve Bank of Australia forecasted in November’s Statement on Monetary Policy.
In spite of the generally positive mood investors remained concerned by the ongoing spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19, and whether it could derail the recovery in major economies.
In this issue we cover Australia's aging populations and what that means for your retirement planning
Australian shares started the FY22 year with solid gains. Bond yields fell sharply, resulting in favourable returns from fixed income markets too.