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Market Outlook April 2012

Welcome to Market Outlook for April. Emerging markets (EM) are exerting a profound impact on the health of the global economy, and that makes monetary policy in these nations an issue of great importance. This month we look at the arguments for, and implications of, looser monetary policy in key EM economies.

You'll also find our regular features - reviews of global share markets, foreign currency and bond markets, as well as recent updates on the residential property market.

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In this Issue
Monetary policy in emerging markets
Equity market outlook
Property market outlook
Bond markets
Investment Insights
Foreign currency markets
Monetary policy in emerging markets
The three biggest emerging market (EM) economies - Brazil, India and China (BIC), look set to loosen monetary policy. We look at potential courses of action and the likely outcomes. Read more
Equity market outlook
Recent news from equity markets across the globe.
Australia Read more
United States Read more
Euro Area Read more
Japan Read more
Asia Pacific Read more
Emerging Markets Read more
Property market outlook
Home values across Australia's combined capital cities rose by 0.2% in March. Read more
Bond markets
Positive on High-grade corporates and Emerging Market debt. Read more
Investment Insights
Risk sentiment and global equity markets.
Read more
Foreign currency markets
Euro area sovereign debt continues to weigh on key currency markets.
AUD/USD Read more
EUR/USD Read more
GBP/USD Read more
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