Market movements and review video – May 2024

Stay up to date with what’s happened in markets and the Australian economy over the past month.

As eyes turn to the 2024-25 Federal Budget, stronger-than-expected domestic inflation was recorded for April.

The markets have been subdued due to geopolitical instability and uncertainty around cash rates both in Australia and the US.

The S&P/ASX 200 was down by about 2.5% for April.

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