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Market Update – May 2022

Highlights: Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index finished lower over the month masking positive performance from seven out of 11 underlying sectors. Information Technology (-10.4%), Materials (-4.3%) and Consumer Discretionary (-3.2%) were the major laggards. Inflation remains…

Market Update – April 2022

Highlights: Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index had a strong month returning 6.9% led by Information Technology (+13.2%), Energy (+9.8%), and Materials (+8.9%). All sectors finished up during the month. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates to…

Market Update – March 2022

Highlights: Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index returned 2.1% with Energy (+8.6%), Consumer Staples (+5.6%), and Materials (+5.2%) posting solid returns. Information Technology continued to be challenged with a decline of -6.6%. Nonfarm payrolls rose 678,000 in…

Market Update – February 2022

Highlights: Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index declined by -6.4% with significant sell-offs experienced in Information Technology (-18.4%), Health Care (-12.1%) and Consumer Staples (-9.6%). Nonfarm payrolls rose 467,000 in January, well above of expectations of a…

Market Update – January 2022

Highlights: Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 2.75% in December with strong returns across Utilities, Materials, Property, and Financials ex Property. Nonfarm payrolls rose 199,000 in December, well below of expectations of a 400,000 increase. European…

Market Update – December 2021

Highlights: Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index declined by -0.5% in November masking some disparate returns across sectors. Nonfarm payrolls rose 210,000 in November, well below of expectations of a 550,000 increase. Eurozone annual inflation rose to…