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Written by: Ryan Love
Tuesday, 07 January 2020

The Australian share market declined in value in the month of December, with the benchmark All Ordinaries index falling by 2.0% to close the month at 6,810.0 points.  Notwithstanding the poor monthly result, 2019 will be remembered as a stellar year for Australian shares, with the benchmark index gaining by more than 19% in the 2019 calendar year.

Written by: Ryan Love
Sunday, 01 December 2019

Renewed optimism surrounding a United States – China trade deal saw the Australian share market close higher for the month of November.  For the month, the All Ordinaries index gained by 2.6% to close at 6,948.0 points.   

The Australian Dollar gave-back most of its prior monthly gains, decreasing in value by 1.8% in November, with 1 Australian Dollar currently buying 67.63 US cents.   

Written by: Ryan Love
Friday, 01 November 2019

The Australian share market closed marginally lower for the month of October, with the All Ordinaries index falling by 0.4% to close the month at 6,772.9 points.   The Australian Dollar gained by 2.1% in October, with 1 Australian Dollar currently buying 68.90 US cents.   

Written by: Ryan Love
Monday, 30 September 2019

The Australian share market turned positive in the month of September, with the All Ordinaries index gaining by 1.5% to close the month at 6,800.6 points.   The Australian Dollar was steady, with 1 Australian Dollar currently buying 67.50 US cents.   

Written by: Ryan Love
Sunday, 01 September 2019

The Australian share market recorded its first negative month of the year, with the All Ordinaries index falling by 2.9% in August to close the month at 6,698.2 points.   The Australian Dollar continued its recent trend falling by 1.7%, with 1 Australian Dollar currently buying 67.36 US cents.   

Written by: Ryan Love
Wednesday, 31 July 2019

It was another strong month of performance for the Australian share market, with the All Ordinaries index gaining by 2.9% in July to close the month at 6,896.7 points.   The Australian Dollar fell by 2.1%, with 1 Australian Dollar currently buying 68.50 US cents.   

Written by: Ryan Love
Monday, 01 July 2019

The Australian share market finished the 2019 financial year on a positive note.   The All Ordinaries index gained by 3.2% in June to close the month at 6,699.2 points.   The Australian Dollar gained by 0.9%, with 1 Australian Dollar currently buying 70.00 US cents.   

Written by: Ryan Love
Saturday, 01 June 2019

A surprise Federal Election result was seen as a positive for the Australian share market.   The All Ordinaries index gained by 1.1% in May to close the month at 6,491.8 points.   The Australian Dollar fell by 1.6% in the month, with 1 Australian Dollar currently buying 69.36 US cents.   

Written by: Ryan Love
Tuesday, 30 April 2019

The month of April was positive for investment markets.  The All Ordinaries index gained by 2.5% to close the month at 6,418.4 points.   The Australian Dollar fell marginally, with 1 Australian Dollar buying 70.48 US cents as at the end of April.   

Written by: Ryan Love
Sunday, 31 March 2019

Investment markets were subdued in March as global political risks relating to a US/China free trade deal and Brexit remain unresolved.  The All Ordinaries index gained by 0.1% to close the month at 6,261.7 points.