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Video: watch outlooks for investors

Video: watch outlooks for investors

CommSec and CommBank economists have put together comprehensive analysis of the 2016-17 financial year to provide explanations and outlooks on how it might affect you.

Economists from CommSec and CommBank have taken a look at the data to provide video analysis of the end of the 2016-17 financial year (EOFY) as well as outlooks for the Australian economy, commodities and the Australian dollar for the coming 12 months.

EOFY Series: The Australian sharemarket

CommSec Senior Economist Savanth Sebastian takes a look back at the performance of the Australian sharemarket over the 2016-17 financial year. Over the year, the ASX 200 index rose 9.3%, while total returns on Australian shares rose 13.1%.

 

EOFY Series: Economic and sharemarket outlook

CommSec Chief Economist Craig James provides his outlook for the year ahead, including his forecasts for the Australian economy, local sharemarket, Aussie dollar and RBA cash rate.

 

EOFY Series: The Australian economy

CBA Chief Economist Michael Blythe speaks with CommSec market analyst Steven Daghlian about the performance of the Australian economy over the past financial year and the outlook for the 2017-18 financial year.

EOFY Series: Currency outlook

CBA Senior Currency Strategist Elias Haddad speaks with CommSec market analyst Tom Piotrowski about the outlook for the US dollar and the Australian dollar.

 

EOFY Series: Outlook for bond yields and interest rates

CBA Head of Fixed Income and Rates Research Adam Donaldson provides his outlook for US bond yields and Australian interest rates.

 

EOFY Series: Outlook for commodity prices

CBA mining and energy commodities analyst Vivek Dhar speaks with CommSec market analyst Tom Piotrowski about the outlook for gold, iron ore, coal, nickel and bauxite prices.

 

EOFY Series: Outlook for energy prices

CBA mining and energy commodities analyst Vivek Dhar speaks with CommSec market analyst Tom Piotrowski about the outlook for oil, gas and electricity prices.

 

EOFY Series: Options Insights

CommSec Exchange Traded Options (ETO) dealer Omid Shakibaei speaks with CommSec market analyst Steven Daghlian about potential strategies for investors with a bullish, bearish or neutral outlook.

This article is intended to provide general information of an educational nature only. It does not have regard to the financial situation or needs of any reader and must not be relied upon as financial product advice. Investors should consult a range of resources, and if necessary, seek professional advice, before making investment decisions in regard to their objectives, financial and taxation situations and needs because these have not been taken into account. Any securities or prices used in the examples given are for illustrative purposes only and should not be considered as a recommendation to buy, sell or hold. Past performance is not indicative of future performance. The commentary provided from external companies that are not a member of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Group of Companies (the CBA Group) does not represent an endorsement, recommendation, guarantee or advice in regard to any matter. Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFSL 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 AFSL 234945 and a Participant of the ASX Group and Chi-X Australia.