Monthly Market Commentary – October 2016

21 October 2016

Welcome to our Monthly Market Commentary.

The October issue provides a market review up until 30 September on the following topics: 

  • Equity: Equity markets slow down over September;
  • Credit: Spreads narrow slightly over the month;
  • Nominal Yields: Nominal yield curve steepens slightly to allow for higher expected inflation;
  • Inflation: Inflation has picked up over the year but remains low on a historical basis;
  • Real Yields: Real yield curve remains unchanged;
  • Comment: The impact of inflation on your assets - do not fall for the money illusion. 


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