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October 2022 Investment News

October 2022 Investment News

The information in these articles are current as at 10 October 2022.

Welcome to the October 2022 Investment news.

The quarter got off to a great start with markets rebounding in July and early August following the weak June quarter for most asset classes. This relief rally lost steam by mid-August as central bank rhetoric doubled down on the intention to rein in inflation at the expense of economic growth.

This combined with energy disruptions in Europe, a slowing China under a “zero COVID” policy and the insanity of UK politics, saw investment markets under siege in the second half of the quarter.

Below is a selection of articles from Pitcher Partners Investment Services (a separate business based in Melbourne). Pitcher Partners Melbourne provides us with economic and investment insight through its research team. We hope that you find these articles of interest.

Should you have any questions, please contact one of our Perth Strategic Wealth Advisers whose details are below.

Pitcher Partners Wealth WA would also like to take this opportunity to announce Leanne Martinez has joined the business. Leanne brings over 15 years of experience in financial services to our growing advisory team. Leanne adds further depth with strengths in the development of strategic advice with an aim to provide wealth creation solutions across all dimensions of family wealth.

Investment markets in review – Q3

Despite a positive start to the quarter, many global equity and bond markets closed Q3 in negative territory. Many central banks including the Federal Reserve and the RBA lifted interest rates aggressively over the period, signalling further rate hikes to combat stubborn inflationary pressures, which remained at multi-decade highs – dashing many investor hopes of having already reached ‘peak inflation’.

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The bifurcation of office markets

There has been much written, and the debate continues on the long-term impact of the working from home (WFH) phenomenon. However, the office market is also experiencing another force of structural change that is leading to a two-tier market.

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Navigating the global Supply chain bottlenecks

The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic highlighted a major fragility in global supply chains, with scarcity of key products like personal protective equipment, such as facemasks and gloves, and basic amenities such as toilet paper became hard to source.

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This newsletter is provided by Pitcher Partner Investment Services Pty Ltd (PPIS) a separate business based out of Melbourne
This document has been prepared for the exclusive use and benefit of Pitcher Partners Investment Services Pty Ltd (AFSL 229887), our clients and our Authorised Subscribers. It must not be used or relied on by any other person, without our prior written consent. Information is sourced from third parties and Pitcher Partners believes it to be reliable at the date of publication, although we cannot guarantee accuracy and reliability, nor do we accept responsibility for errors and omissions. The information, including opinions, estimates and forecasts contained herein are as of the date of publication and are subject to change without notice. Pitcher Partners is under no obligation to correct any inaccuracy or update the information. Any financial product advice contained in this document is general advice only and does not take into account your objectives, financial situations or needs. If you wish to acquire a financial product, we recommend you seek advice from a Pitcher Partners Investment Services’ representative, and where applicable, consider the relevant offer document prior to making any financial decision. Before acting on anything contained in this document, you should speak to your Pitcher Partners Investment Services’ representative and consider the appropriateness of the information or general advice having regard to your objectives, financial situation, or needs. If you act on anything contained in this document without seeking personal advice you do so at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither we, nor any of our representatives, will be liable for any loss, damage, liability, or claim whatsoever suffered or incurred by you or any other person arising directly or indirectly out of the use or reliance on this information, or any changes made to this document without our prior written consent.

Pitcher Partners Wealth (WA)

Christian Golding

Christian Golding

Executive Director Perth
Simon Montgomery

Simon Montgomery

Executive Director Perth
Robert Prince

Robert Prince

Executive Director Perth
Leanne Martinez

Leanne Martinez

Strategic Wealth Adviser Perth
The advisers detailed above and Pitcher Partners Wealth (WA) Pty Ltd (127 4651) are Authorised Representatives of Sentry Advice Pty Ltd, (ABN 77 103 642 888) AFSL 227748.
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