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2 12, 2016

International News (Issue 428) – 2 December 2016

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  International News (Issue 428) - 2 December 2016   So there were lots of things across the world to note this week. On the data-front, both US and Chinese manufacturing improved again in November. As per the chart in the ‘Australian news’ section, global growth momentum continues to gain pace and is now at a 3-year [...]

25 11, 2016

International News (Issue 427) – 25 November 2016

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  International News (Issue 427) - 25 November 2016   The S&P500 again climbed to a record high this week, breaching 2200 before markets took Thursday off for Thanksgiving. On the economic front this week we saw data pointing to a post-election jump in US consumer confidence, which is helpful, and alongside the release of this [...]

4 11, 2016

International News (Issue 424) – 4 November 2016

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  International News (Issue 424) - 4 November 2016   The US election clearly remains the one and only focus for global markets next week, and as I said above, sadly I don’t expect the unveiling of a new President to be a good thing for markets either way. It seems likely that whatever the result, [...]

16 09, 2016

International News (Issue 417) – 16 September 2016

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International News – 16 September 2016 Not a lot to add this week from foreign shores. China saw a little bit of selling as the local press reported remarks from the Peoples Bank of China about the need for tackling China’s ‘housing bubble’. Feels like de ja vu all over again hey? In the US, [...]

9 09, 2016

International News (Issue 416) – 9 September 2016

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International News  – 9 September 2016 US employment figures on Friday were a focus and came in with the supposedly ‘perfect’ mix of not too strong and not too weak – not too strong to force the Federal Reserve into a September interest-rate hike, nor too weak to concern us about the economy. Of more [...]