April Monthly Market Update
Global equity markets delivered solid gains over April, as data signalled that economic growth continues to remain resilient, despite the headwinds of sharply rising interest rates and tightening financial conditions.
March Monthly Market Update
It was a turbulent and volatile month for global equity markets, driven by the unforeseen tumult in the banking sector which raised fears over the resilience and stability of the global financial system.
February Monthly Market Update
While headline returns for February across most major country-based indices were in negative territory, unhedged kiwi investors were still able to see positive returns due to the kiwi dollar weakness.
January Monthly Market Update
A solid start to the year saw the S&P/NZX 50 Index return 4.3% in January, trailing slightly behind most developed market peers.
December Monthly Market Update
There was no reprieve for investors in the final month of what has been a challenging year. Global equities fell sharply, wiping out most of the gains made since October.
November Monthly Market Update
Over the month global equities continued to advance from the October lows, with emerging market equities outperforming developed markets by a sizeable margin.
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October Monthly Market Update
After a torrid year, much of it caused by central banks rapidly raising rates to contain inflation, a glimmer of hope began to emerge that the current global tightening cycle may soon be coming to an end. Despite inflation remaining at elevated levels across many parts of the world, there were a number of surprising dovish policy announcements by major central banks over the month.
September Monthly Market Update
In September, there were few winners with only nine companies in the S&P/NZX50 Index managing to make positive returns in a month where the Index returned -4.6%.
August Monthly Market Update
In August, global equities started the month off on a strong note, continuing to make gains on increasing optimism that inflation may have finally peaked.
July Monthly Market Update
Since the start of the year, investors have been beset by a perfect storm of slowing global economic activity, rampant inflation, and central banks increasingly becoming more hawkish in order to contain it.
June Monthly Market Update
Global equities were sold off in a volatile frenzy as investors contended with tighter monetary policy settings in response to high inflation plus mounting recessionary fears due to deteriorating economic indicators.
May Monthly Market Update
There were few places to hide during the latest reporting season, as most company results were again overshadowed by overall market movements which saw 41 out of the top 50 companies end with negative returns.
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