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Markets await Biden’s Fiscal Package

Market Update: 13 January 2021 Recent market volatility has been triggered by the uncertainty surrounding Joe Biden’s likely fiscal package, which is due to be announced on Thursday. Long-dated US... » Read more

Rallying commodity prices underpin the AUD

Market Update: 6 January 2021 COVID is once again resurgent with many western economies going back into Lockdown. While we ultimately expect the various vaccines to curtail the virus, the... » Read more

Inept Politicians result in fading risk appetite and a pull back in the AUD

Market Update: 8 December 2020 Global policy makers are failing to get deals done. In Europe the BREXIT trade deal hangs in the balance and in the US law makers... » Read more

Out with the old, and in with the new.

Market Update: 25 November 2020 Equity markets flying on Biden transition, Cabinet picks, vaccine news, and lockdown roll backs.    AUD/USD has reasserted it’s a correlation with global equity markets in... » Read more

Market risk appetite is oscillating between concerns over escalating COVID cases in Europe and North America and optimism over an imminent vaccine.

Market Update: 19 November 2020 As both Pfizer and Moderna show very encouraging signs for their vaccine, the pandemic is escalating in large parts of the world, with Tokyo on... » Read more

Market ignoring Trump tantrum

Market Update: 10 November 2020 Despite the petulant tweets of the incumbent, the general perception is there is nothing Trump can do to prevent Joe Biden from assuming the Presidency.... » Read more

Unlocking value from treasury in carve-out acquisitions

Corporate carve-outs have become increasingly popular over the last few years, with a threefold increase in the number of transactions from 2016 to 2019. While COVID-19 has significantly slowed... » Read more

Equities lower, but AUD still garnering support.

Market Update: 27 October 2020 Risk off price action was prevalent overnight, as the US stock market suffered its biggest loss for a month on concerns that any economic stimulus... » Read more

Guess Who’s Back

Market Update: 20 October 2020 Themes for 2021, brought to you by Thomas Averill The US election:  Although movements in the polls and wrangling over the stimulus package are generating near... » Read more

Moving back to a volatile normal

Market Update: 6 October 2020 As the RBA announced no move and a light indication it will cut rates next meeting - on the same day as the Melbourne Cup... » Read more

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