ThreeSixty Research Market Update April 2014

Published: April 9, 2014

MARCH MARKET PERFORMANCE     The Pulse Growth is set to continue, despite weather impacting activity in the northern hemisphere. Europe continues to show tentative signs of recovery, albeit from a rather low base. China’s 7.5% growth target is unchanged, though reform remains the top priority. Australian labour market conditions weaken, as mining-led investment reverses. […]

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ThreeSixty Research Market Update March 2014

Published: March 17, 2014

FEBRUARY MARKET PERFORMANCE   The Pulse More synchronised global growth evident across manufacturing and services data. Signs the US economy is recovering from the impact of the severe weather conditions. China economy is rebalancing – Government targets a 7.5% growth rate in 2014. Positive signs emerge for the Australian non – mining segments of the […]

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March economic update with Ben McCaw

Published: March 14, 2014

In the latest March update, Ben McCaw reviews events in markets during February. The topics he discusses include: how global markets did well despite weaknesses in the markets why key developed economies are muddling through implications of China's re-balancing from a focus on investments to consumption what the outlook is and the economic scenarios MLC […]

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February economic update with Brian Parker

Published: February 12, 2014

In the February economic update Brian Parker reviews events in Australian and overseas markets during January. This month he discusses: why share markets across the world fell sharply over the month what impact the US Federal Reserve’s “tapering” of quantitative easing has had on emerging markets why the Reserve Bank of Australia is likely to […]

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ThreeSixty Research Market Update February 2014

Published: February 11, 2014

JANUARY MARKET PERFORMANCE     The Pulse U.S. annual average growth in 2014 is expected to be stronger than in 2013. The slowing trend for China’s economy is expected to continue into 2014. The International Monetary Fund revises its global growth forecasts for 2014. Australian inflation data higher than expected for Q4 2013. Global economies […]

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January economic update with Brian Parker

Published: January 22, 2014

In the January economic update, Brian reviews events in markets during the last three months of 2013. The topics he discusses include: how Australian investors enjoyed another quarter of good returns how signs of improving economic growth supported global share prices, and why financial markets largely shrugged off the US Federal Reserve’s announcement that it […]

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ThreeSixty Research Market Update January 2014

Published: January 15, 2014

DECEMBER MARKET PERFORMANCE     The Pulse US Federal Reserve commences the dialling down of QE3. Low Australian interest rates set to continue through 2014. Australian residential housing finishes 2013 on a strong note. Global economies The global economy finished 2013 on a rising tide of job creation and overall higher demand. In December there […]

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ThreeSixty Research Market Update – December 2013

Published: December 10, 2013

NOVEMBER MARKET PERFORMANCE     The Pulse Global economies continue to gain traction – expecting more synchronised global growth in 2014. RBA remains on an easing bias – lower Interest rate environment in Australia set to continue through 2014. Australian residential housing shows further upward momentum albeit at a more moderate rate. Sydney residential housing […]

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2013: The year in review

Published: December 10, 2013

In this Investment Insight Brian Parker, Senior Investment Consultant at MLC Investment Management, reviews Australian and international investment markets during 2013. He discusses: why markets have continued to perform very strongly this year how economic growth around the world is still patchy and Australia’s economy remains slow why US monetary policy unsettled markets during 2013 […]

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