Investment Briefing March 2011: Japan

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When catastrophe strikes somewhere in the world and many lives are lost, and the human suffering is unbearable for all involved, questions about the economic cost of the disaster and the impacts on financial markets inevitably arise, and they require an answer. There is always the danger that commenting on the economic and market impacts […]

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Economic Update: December Quarter 2010

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While the Australian share market tended to lag overseas markets during the year, the stronger Australian Dollar (which exceeded parity with the US Dollar for the first time since 1982) did detract significantly from unhedged global equity returns. After a disappointing start to 2010, diversified fund investors enjoyed solid returns during the second half of […]

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