In the August 2014 edition of Market Update:
- Ukrainian and Middle Eastern geopolitics, and an Argentinian default, dominate global equity markets.
- Strong rebound in US economic growth with Q2 GDP at 4%
- Chinese economy continues to stabilise, with a further improvement in manufacturing data.
- Modest improvement in Australian economic data suggests lower interest rates are having a positive impact.
There’s more commentary, plus our usual tables with all the key market data on Shares, Interest Rates and Property in the linked document below.