This latest update, Ben reviews events in markets during August 2013.
Among the topics discussed are:
- why global shares and bonds fell over the month, while Australian shares moved upwards
- what’s causing weakness in some emerging markets
- how high prices for bonds and shares create challenges for diversifying risk
- and why the global economic outlook gives reasons for both optimism and caution.
Watch the MLC Economic update – November 2013 video below.
By Dr Ben McCaw
Portfolio Manager, MLC Investment Management
9 September 2013