Monthly asset allocation views - October 2020

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This podcast explores how this calendar year has seen global equities drop 35.8% from their pre-pandemic high but have since recovered 52.4%, a drop from the February high of 2.4%. The BT Asset Allocation team examine the draw-down and subsequent ‘recovery’ through a sector lens.

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This week’s podcast covers the progress of legislation through this week’s sitting of Parliament as well as some of the rumours of proposed measures for the upcoming Federal Budget.
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This week’s podcast covers legislation debated in Parliament since resuming earlier in the week, the announcement from the Assistant Minister Jane Hume that the single disciplinary body will be delayed until the end of next year as well as an update on the Early Release super statistics and APRA’s quarterly super statistics.
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