January Economic Update with John Owen

John Owen, Portfolio Specialist, discusses subdued share markets, the impact of monetary policy and how MLC’s portfolios are positioned. In the latest update, John reviews events in markets during December. He discusses: share markets concluding the year on a subdued note, with most recording negative returns in December how monetary policy remained an important influence…

The Year in Review

As 2015 draws to a close, it’s time to review what’s happened in investment markets this year and look ahead to 2016. Investors have enjoyed another year of positive returns, despite considerable midyear volatility. However, the returns shown in Table 1 are below those that were reported in 2014, in some cases materially lower. Read…

December economic update with John Owen

John Owen, Portfolio Specialist, discusses easing global share market returns, developments in China and how MLC’s portfolios are positioned. In the latest update, John reviews events in markets during November. He discusses: how after recording strong gains in October, share market returns were more subdued in November monetary policy continuing to be an important influence…

Start 2016 on the right foot

General Advice Warning: Any advice in this publication is of a general nature only and has not been tailored to your personal circumstances. Please seek personal advice prior to acting on this information. Around half of us make New Year’s resolutions – but only around 12% manage to succeed[1]. With getting out of debt and…