Caton’s Corner – October 2013

Latest insights article from BT Investment Management’s Chief Economist Chris Caton. In summary: The Australian share market rose by 1.6% in September, its third successive monthly gain. This is the highest monthly close since May 2008. For the quarter, the market rose by 8.7%, its best performance for four years. For the calendar year to […]

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Australia’s new Government

Latest insights article from AMP Capital’s Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, Dr. Shane Oliver. The key points are as follows: The policies of the new Government if implemented are likely to lead to smaller government, less regulation and over time improved productivity and economic growth. Expect a mini-budget around November that may contain more […]

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The Australian election and investors

Latest insights article from AMP Capital’s Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, Dr. Shane Oliver. The key points are as follows: Historically election campaigns result in a period of flat lining for the Australian share market followed by a bounce once the election is out of the way. The likely end to three years of […]

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Video Insight – What does an election mean for shares?

Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, discusses the implications of next month’s election for Australian shares. Topics Covered: What happens to share markets around an election? (00:10) What are the likely consequences of a Coalition win? (00:59)

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