Australia: struggle street

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Australian equity valuations improved during the year-end sell-off but they did not become compelling. The forward price to earnings ratio (PE) briefly dipped below historical averages, however, the positive start to the year has pushed the market back above this metric.

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Market Update – December 2018

View from the hill

As we move toward the festive season respite for investors may be coming given developments on trade with China, as discussed below, combining with some clarification from US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell where he indicated that rates are “just below the broad range of estimates of the level that would be neutral for the economy.”

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Maxie’s Pan Pacific Masters Games

Max recently returned from the Pan Pacific Masters Games held in the Gold Coast at the beginning of this month and came away with:

Gold Medals in:

  • 400m Individual Medley
  • 200m Individual Medley
  • 400m Butterfly

Silver Medals in:

  • 200m Butterfly
  • 100m Butterfly

Bronze Medal in:

  • 50m Butterfly

What a huge effort Maxie, well done!!  We are all so proud of your achievements.  It’s really hard to tell if you are happy in this photo 🙂