Market Wrap

Each month we publish Market Wrap, a summary of the previous month’s economic highlights.

Economic Overview October 2021

  • Investors remained focused on rising inflation and the possibility of policy settings being tightened worldwide.
  • Bond yields continued to rise – particularly in Australia – as investors brought forward their expectations for interest rate hikes. This hampered returns from fixed income markets.
  • Equity markets performed much more strongly, aided by the release of pleasing corporate results for the September quarter.

Read more in Market Wrap October 2021