January 2019 Review - Share markets bounce back strongly
A strong recovery on global equity markets over January saw approximately half of the December quarter decline reversed. Highlights for the month were as follows:
A significant bounce back occurred across all major world share markets.
Bond yields continued to drift lower as the U.S. Federal Reserve appeared to soften its stance.
Lower bond yields resulted in significant gains on listed property and infrastructure markets.
Commodity prices strengthened as the oil price slide reversed and iron ore jumped suddenly.
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