Daily Reports

  • Daily Report 7 May 2021

    May 7, 2021

    US stock markets rose overnight after a weak start, with the Dow Jones climbing to a new all-time high.

    The Australian dollar benefitted from better global market sentiment and the rise in iron ore prices.

    10-year Commonwealth bond yields followed their US equivalents lower.

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  • Daily Report 6 May 2021

    May 6, 2021

    US and European share markets rose overnight, following mixed results in Asia.

    The Australian dollar recovered some of yesterday’s losses.

    Long-term government bond yields declined in the US and Australia.

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  • Daily Report 5 May 2021

    May 5, 2021

    The S&P 500 fell overnight, as falls in tech and consumer stocks more than offset gains in materials and financials.

    US long-term Treasury yields edged down, while their Australian equivalents saw a slight increase.

    The Australian dollar depreciated.

    The RBA left its monetary policy settings unchanged yesterday, yet announced that at the July meeting they will review the target bond and consider future bond purchases after the current A$100b bond buying program comes to an end.

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  • Daily Report 4 May 2021

    May 4, 2021

    US and European share markets picked up overnight, followed mixed results in Asia.

    The Australian dollar appreciated against all the major currencies, particularly versus the weaker US dollar.

    Long-term government bond yields declined in the US and Australia.

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  • Daily Report 3 May 2021

    May 3, 2021

    US share markets ended the week on the back foot, possibly dragged down by end of month rebalancing.

    US long-term Treasury yields edged down a point, while Australian government bond yields ticked up.

    The Australian dollar depreciated against the stronger US dollar and the Japanese yen, and was steady versus the euro.

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  • Daily Report 30 April 2021

    April 30, 2021

    The US stock market bounced back overnight, supported by US strong economic data.

    Long-term government bond yields increased across the advanced economies, including Australia.

    The Australian dollar depreciated somewhat.

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