Market Reports September 2018
November 26th, 2018
Below are the key points for the month of September:
- The US yield curve continued to move higher during the month, in conjunction with the Fed’s move to raise interest rates. Elsewhere, yields on Italian government bonds reached a five-hear high on the budget announcement.
- Global equity markets ended September in positive territory. By contrast, Australian shares posted negative returns for the month.
- Globally, energy sectors performed strongly boosted by oil price gains. Following a strong August, Technology stocks lagged.
- Performance in emerging markets was mixed, as trade tensions continued to weigh on sentiment.