Just as we were recovering from the long drought and the worst bushfires on record, the global coronavirus pandemic took hold and changed everything.
The Pulse • Senator Biden is projected to win the US presidency, while President Trump’s chances hinge on successful legal challenges in multiple battleground states.
The Pulse • The upcoming US presidential election is contributing to market volatility and raising fears of a disputed election result, which could lead to market instability.
This year has exposed investors to the end of a bull market and the start of a global recession, all caused by a totally unexpected global pandemic. The outlook for the global economy and investment markets remains uncertain until an effective vaccine is available.
The Pulse The global economic recovery continues, however growth is uneven across regions and there were signs of a loss of momentum in Europe through the September quarter.