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  • 01 Mar 2024 Daily Report 1 March 2024
    Wall Street closed the month in black, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq edging up to fresh record highs.
  • 01 Mar 2024 Market WATCh Weekly 1 March 2024
    The Aussie monthly CPI indicator suggested that headline consumer price inflation was unchanged in January, while retail trade increased less than expected. Private capex and construction work done picked up in Q4. US PCE inflation continued to decline towards its goal in January. The Chinese PMIs pointed to further anaemic expansion in February. The RBNZ has left its official cash rate unchanged.
  • 01 Mar 2024 AUD Monthly February 2024
    The Australian dollar slipped against the US dollar in February, its second monthly decline in a row to open 2024.

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