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Economic and market update

November 2016

In the latest update, Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist reviews events in markets during October.

He discusses:

  • the softer performance of global shares
  • how the prospect for higher US interest rates and a close Presidential election caused US shares to fall, and
  • how our inflation rate picked up speed, casting doubt on further RBA interest rate cuts and adversely impacting Australian shares. 

Read the November update Q&A (PDF)