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October economic update

By Brian Parker
Head of Portfolio Specialists Group, MLC
3 October 2014

In the latest update, Brian reviews events in markets during September.

He discusses:

  • why it was generally a disappointing month for share market investors
  • how a range of geopolitical concerns continued to unsettle markets
  • why the European Central Bank took further steps to boost eurozone growth
  • why Australia’s economic environment remains uncertain, despite signs of improvement in the non-mining economy, and
  • which positions in MLC’s multi-asset portfolios added significant value during the month.

Read the October update Q&A.

Watch the October update video.