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Making Sense of Economic Data

Economists and traders around the world closely monitor dozens of economic surveys and indicators that are released each week across a range of countries. However, the most important market indicators which can shift the needle on global market performance are:

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Choppy Markets affecting you?

As you’ve probably noticed, markets have been a little choppy of late!  You may be wondering what it’s all about.  Hopefully, this will give you a basic insight into what’s been going on! The primary influences for the recent market

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Market Correction Time Again?

  Big thanks to Ord Minnett for the following short but sweet look at the current correction going on in Markets: Stock markets have continued to trade down while bond prices have lifted following heightened fears of a growth slowdown

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RBA Cash Rate Cut for October 2012…

So the RBA have dropped the official cash rate down to 3.25% at the October Board meeting.  Xmas in October then? Or once again, too little – too late?  How does our Resource Story and China fit in with all

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Russell Investments Market Commentary July 2012

Cick here for : Russell Investments Market Commentary July 2012 Please find attached a copy of the latest Russell Market Outlook for July 2012.           Key messages include: §  Markets to remain unsettled until there is

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Wondering what the Markets have been up to?

Update on local and international markets for the March quarter covering equities, commodities and economies

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Shane Oliver shares his Insights on China

Oliver’s Insights –  China’s turn:  This note provideed by AMP looks at the recent outbreak of worries about a hard landing in China. The key points are: • Slowing exports, tight credit and a slowing property market suggest the risks regarding

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The US Economy – still the biggest kid on the block

The recent March issue of Snapshot investigates further into the issues of The US v China, Renewed Growth and Investors’ Hopes

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