Share markets remain under pressure from several factors including high inflation, rising interest rates and bond yields, the war in Ukraine, and China’s COVID lockdowns.
It’s still too early to say that markets have bottomed, however against all the negatives we may have seen peak inflation in the US, share market earnings are still rising and COVID numbers in China do appear to be slowing.
So where to from here? How vulnerable are Australian shares? AMP’s Chief Economist, Dr. Shane Oliver, returns to share his analysis in the latest episode of Oliver’s Insights, part of AMP’s Simplifying Investing podcast series.
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