Investment Review - Sep 2018

September Quarter 2018 Review - Equities stall as bond yields rise

September was a mixed month for investors with muted gains on equity markets and some losses recorded in fixed interest as bond yields returned to an upward trajectory. The major trends for the month were as follows:

  • The U.S. share market was broadly flat, with the Australian market negative.
  • Bond yields increased both in the U.S. and locally.
  • Rising oil prices lift inflationary expectations.

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