Australian Stock Market – Up and Down Months Since 1875: Chart

The Australian stock market has had many up and down months since 1875. However over the long term since that year the market has gone higher. The number of up months has been more than the number of down months. The following chart shows the performance of the Australian stock market since 1875: Click to …

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The 2021 Vanguard Index Chart: Australian Edition

Vanguard Australia has published the 2021 Vanguard Index Chart. This powerful chart shows the importance of long-term investing and the benefits of diversification over various asset classes. In the long run, US stocks beat Australian stocks and other investment types. An A$10K investment on July 1, 1991 would have grown to over A$217K if invested …

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The Historical Annual Total Returns of Australian Stocks From 1893 To 2021

Stocks are the best asset class to own especially over the long-term. Equities not only provide superior returns but also help beat inflation. For income investors, well established high-quality companies can offer excellent dividends. Stocks outperforming other assets has been proven by studies in many major markets. In this post, let us take a look …

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On The Impact of Inflation on Equity Returns – An Australian Example

Inflation has become one of the main topics in the US media in recent weeks. Prices of autos to food and restaurant meals are going up to the surprise of the general population which generally was protected from the ravages of inflation for many years now. Curious investors are wondering about the impact of inflation …

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