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Economic and market update

March 2017

In our new economic and market update video, Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist talks to Jason Hazell, Head of Investment Communications, about key events driving markets during February.

They discuss:

  • President Trump’s bold stimulus promises, the prospect of higher US interest rates and the political risks in Europe continuing to be the major themes driving markets
  • US shares again reaching record highs in February
  • economic activity in Australia remaining mixed, and
  • changes made to MLC’s multi-asset portfolios in February.

Read the March update Q&A (PDF)