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Quarterly Market Outlook - March 2011

Global Economic Conditions Overview


2010 concluded with a notable improvement in sentiment towards the outlook for the global economy ... [ Full Review ]


The Australian economy enjoyed a strong 2010 given the difficulties facing our developed market peers... [ Full Review ]

United States

US economic data released the final quarter of 2010 point to continued improvement in economic activity... [ Full Review ]


European nations continue to struggle under the weight of the austerity measures required to deleverage overexposed country balance sheets... [ Full Review ]


The stuttering Japanese recorded positive GDP growth over the September quarter...

[ Full Review ]

Asia (ex-Japan)

At lot of attention was drawn to the outlook for Chinese economic growth over the December quarter... [ Full Review ]

Investment Sectors Overview

Australian Shares

The final quarter of 2010 saw a resource dominated market rally push the Australian market into positive territory for the year... [ Full Review ]

International Equities

Global equity markets rallied strongly over December...

[Full Review ]

Property Securities

Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs) failed to gain any traction over the December quarter... [Full Review ]

Fixed Interest and Cash

In November, the RBA raised the cash rate by 0.25% to 4.75%, marking the first rise in 6 months... [ Full Review ]

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