Stay up to date with what’s happened in markets and the Australian economy over the past month.
October was a volatile month on the global stock markets and in Australia. The local sharemarket finished October down 3.8 per cent, representing a third straight month of losses.
Investor sentiment reflected heightened anxiety regarding inflationary pressures and uncertainty over rate rises, mixed economic data and concerns about the Israel-Hamas conflict.
Investors are continuing to keep a close eye on oil price movements over fears of an escalation of conflict in the Middle East.
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