January’s Performance Overview
- Equity markets began 2011 initially strong as investors adjusted their portfolios ahead of the February
- However concerns around unrest in the Middle East saw risk aversion increase and the market give these gains back late in the month.
- During January investors were also focused on continued inflation risks around China and wet weather across Australia’s eastern states.
- The Australian market (ASX200) finished the month relatively unchanged (+0.2%).
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