December’s Performance Overview
- Equity markets once again demonstrated a positive seasonal bias during December finishing the year strongly.
- Investor sentiment towards equities improved, reflecting continued positive momentum in macro data, diminishing concerns around European sovereign debt issues and the release of positive outlook commentary on markets for 2011 from the majority of research houses.
- The Australian market (ASX200) finished the month higher (+3.5%), generating a total return (including dividends) of +1.6% for 2010.
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