Share markets were down in August - what's behind it?

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Stay up to speed on what’s happening in financial markets in 10 minutes! Listen to our investment market podcast series and hear directly from our investment team.

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Share markets in Australia and the US were down in August, while recent economic data shows the US economy is slowing but not crashing. What’s behind this? In this episode, lead economist and investment manager David Colosimo talks about:

  • what’s contributing to recent market weakness
  • key themes from company reporting season
  • the key things we’re watching out for in September.

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The start of a new financial year is a great time to check up on your super. Our award-winning advice team can help—call us or talk to one of our financial advisers.

Meet our podcast hosts

David Colosimo

David is a highly experienced economist and investment manager in our investment team. He focuses on Australian and global macroeconomic trends and works across a range of portfolios. He joined our investment team in 2013, and he’s been a UniSuper member since 1999 when he joined while working at the University of Melbourne.

Lyndon Horsburgh

Lyndon is an award-winning podcast producer and host. He’s the creative content lead in our marketing team and has been a UniSuper member since 2014.

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