Economic and market update
In the latest update, Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist reviews events in markets during December.
- the major themes, which continued to be Trump’s promises of corporate tax cuts and infrastructure spending, as well as political risks in Europe
- how global shares made strong gains as US shares surged to record highs, and
- how Australian shares performed well as stronger iron ore and oil prices supported the Resources sector.
Read the December update Q&A (PDF)