Insync Oct 2018 Fund Commentary

A Volatile Month October lived up to its reputation as a historically volatile month for equities with the MSCI World index falling by 5.56% in Australian dollars. The powerful sell-off was initially triggered by surging Treasury Bond yields, which were boosted by signs of stronger-than-expected U.S. economic activity and a potential re-emergence of global inflationary pressures Additional pressures included a rising $US, which continues to pressure emerging economies, a slowing European economy and increase trade related tariffs. A number of companies that had contributed to this year’s performance gave back some of their gains. This arbitrary selling of good performers is symptomatic of th
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