September Market Update 2018

The Pulse Trade tensions between the US and China are still a source of significant uncertainty for financial markets. Political …

August Market Update 2018

The Pulse US economic growth shot to an annualised 4.1% in the June quarter but the market is questioning whether …

July Market Update 2018

The Pulse US core consumer prices lifted in line with the Fed’s 2% inflation target, vindicating June’s rate hike. Slowing …

June Market Update 2018

The Pulse Inflation continues to creep higher and is close to or at 2% in major developed markets, although core …

May Market Update 2018

The Pulse The global economy lost some momentum in the March quarter, but fundamentals remain robust. US core inflation measures …

April Market Update 2018

The Pulse The global economy is maintaining momentum and inflation is gradually moving higher in line with central bank targets.…

March Market Update 2018

The Pulse Perhaps paradoxically, February’s market turmoil was a response to signs that the global economy is reducing slack. US …

February Market Update 2018

The Pulse The global economy is benefiting from a broad-based, cyclical recovery, supported by higher levels of investment and accommodative …

January Market Update 2018

The Pulse As was strongly anticipated by the market, the US Fed lifted the funds rate to 1.5% in mid-December.…

December Market Update 2017

The Pulse The global economy continues to generate synchronised growth and markets are expecting these conditions to continue into 2018.…