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Financial Market Update February 2020

March 6th, 2020|News|

Financial Market Conditions

Global financial markets experienced high levels of volatility over the past month which was mainly driven by the outbreak of a coronavirus which originated in China and is now infecting people around the world.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) originated in China in early January and has continued to infect people in China and is now […]

Financial Market Update January 2020

February 7th, 2020|News|

Financial Market Conditions

Global financial markets experienced high levels of volatility over the past month which was mainly driven by the outbreak of a coronavirus in China.

In early January, Chinese authorities announced that a new coronavirus had infected a number of people in the city of Wuhan. The virus then spread around China and around the […]

Financial Market Update December 2019

January 10th, 2020|News|

Financial Market Conditions

Global financial markets experienced some volatility over the past month after positive sentiment associated with the US and China agreeing on the first phase of a trade deal saw equity markets rise and global interest rates rise.

In mid-December the US and China agreed on a phase one trade deal between the countries. The […]

LGFA New CEO Appointment

January 7th, 2020|News|

Mr John Comrie, Chairman of LGFA Board, is pleased to advise, that after an extensive executive search, we have appointed Mr. Davin Lambert as CEO of Local Government Finance Authority of South Australia with a commencement date of 1 January 2020.

Davin has worked with LGFA for the past six and a half years as one […]

Financial Market Update November 2019

December 6th, 2019|News|

Financial Market Conditions

Global financial markets saw some volatility over the past month as doubts about a US-China trade deal resurfaced.

Positive sentiments around a US-China trade deal faded in November as Chinese negotiators stated that the removal of existing tariffs and not just planned tariffs needed to be part of the deal. The US is poised […]

Financial Market Update October 2019

November 8th, 2019|News|

Financial Market Conditions

Global financial markets were relatively stable over the past month as markets factored in a potential US-China trade deal and the UK gaining a further Brexit extension to 31 January 2020.

The US-China trade dispute remained unresolved over the past month, however, both sides are now admitting that the sanctions are adversely affecting their economic […]

Financial Market Update September 2019

October 4th, 2019|News|

Financial Market Conditions

Global financial markets experienced some volatility over the past months as the unresolved US – China intellectual property and trade dispute continued to affect global trade and lower economic growth forecasts.

In early September, US President Trump and Chinese President Xi agreed to bilateral trade talks that are scheduled to resume in mid-October in […]

Financial Market Update August 2019

September 10th, 2019|News|

Financial Market Conditions

Global financial markets continued to experience volatility over the past month as the US and China increased trade tariffs on various goods, services and raw materials imported into their respective countries.

The US-China trade dispute escalated in early August when US President Trump announced a 10% tariff on $300 billion USD of Chinese imports […]