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5 June 2014

Investment market update - June 2014

In this month’s update we look at the very topical and controversial Westfield / Westfield Retail Trust restructure proposal.

11 May 2014

Investment market update - May 2014

Despite continued bouts of uncertainty, the Australian market continued to push higher over the course of April, hitting a new six-year high in the process.

16 April 2014

UniSuper invests in World Bank Green Bonds

UniSuper members invested in our Socially Responsible (SR) Balanced option will now gain exposure to World Bank Green Bonds via the fixed interest and cash component of the option.

8 April 2014

Investment market update - April 2014

In this month's Investment Market Update, read about our plans to further refine our Socially Responsible investment options.

5 March 2014

Investment market update March 2014

February was a strong month for global share markets, as emerging market concerns were put to one side (at least for the moment) and the market looked through weather-impacted weakness in US economic data.

6 February 2014

Investment market update - February 2014

Market disruptions in emerging markets continued to escalate in January. While initially resisting these developments late last year, developed share markets have now also relented and were universally weak last month.

8 January 2014

Investment market update - January 2014

The Australian share market ended December close to where it started, but took a round trip to get there...

28 September 2011

CIO Market Update - 28 September 2011

UniSuper’s Chief Investment Officer, John Pearce, provides a market update for UniSuper members. I would like to take this opportunity to briefly reflect on the latest round of corporate earnings announcements, particularly in the context of volatile equity markets.

1 September 2011

CIO Market Update - 1 September 2011

This note is a follow up to the Market Update I posted on the 9th of August. At the time we described the market as being 'gripped with fear', immediately following the downgrading of the USA sovereign from AAA+ to AA+ by rating agency Standard and Poors. To get an appreciation of the extent of market volatility experienced during the month the following table shows the ranges traded in key markets.

9 August 2011

CIO Market Update 9 August 2011

This letter from UniSuper’s Chief Investment Officer, John Pearce, provides a market update for UniSuper members.