Market Wrap - July 2021

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Market Wrap - July 2021


The Covid situation took a turn for the worse, as spiralling infections saw new lockdowns introduced in Australia.

The government has suggested all restrictions can be lifted once 70% of the adult population has been fully vaccinated. Until then, the outlook for economic activity levels has deteriorated.

Despite these unwelcome developments, Australian shares started the FY22 year with solid gains. Bond yields fell sharply, resulting in favourable returns from fixed income markets too.


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16 Jun

Market Volatility - June 2022

Many investors become concerned when volatility occurs in global financial markets – particularly about the impact on their superannuation and other investments. In times like these, it is important to understand the causes of market movements and how to minimise your risk.


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14 Jun

SMART Life - Issue 9 - Winter 2022

Prices on everyday essentials like food, petrol and medicine have increased significantly, impacting us all. Managing these price hikes is even more difficult when you’re living on a fixed income. We unpack how we got here and set out some things you can do to increase your buying power.


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23 May

April Market Wrap 2022

Inflationary forces continued to intensify in key regions, which suggested inter- est rates could be raised more quickly and more aggressively than previously anticipated. The likelihood of rising borrowing costs also appeared to spook equity markets, which performed poorly over the month.


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