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117. Market Wrap

360 Money Matters

Release Date: 12/12/2023

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Welcome back to another episode of the 360 Money Matters Podcast! We are back again with our monthly ‘Market Wrap’ segment. In this episode, we discuss the latest trends in global investment markets. We examine the S&P 500's decline of 2.47% and its connection to inflation, which came in at 0.4%, while addressing the shifts in interest rate expectations and potential recession signals such as the Mel and SAHM rules.  In Australia, the ASX 200 saw a minor decline of 0.79%, mirroring the US market, while rising inflation is outpacing income growth. There is also an increase in...

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Welcome back to another episode of the 360 Money Matters Podcast! We are back again with our monthly ‘Market Wrap’ segment.

In this episode, we're diving into the recent inflation data in the US and the impact that this has had on the stock market as well as the interest rate expectations for next year. Unemployment in Australia has also been a big talking point and we will look into some of the details that surround this, rather than just the headline unemployment number. The rise in wages is partly attributed to EBAs for government workers. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen if this trend will persist beyond the initial spike. 

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Episode Highlights

  • Data coming out of the US related to inflation and market reaction

  • The Australian market and its reaction to the US data

  • Positive market reaction and the increase in share market returns

  • The unemployment rate in Australia

  • Increase in youth unemployment

  • Acceleration of wages and the factors contributing to it

  • Property market and its outlook

  • Importance of considering cash flow and budget impacts

 

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