Seven reasons why the trend in shares will be up

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's views on the trend for sharemarkets.

Key points raised are :

  • Shares have had a strong run up from their March lows with US shares now at a record high
  • While shares are vulnerable through the seasonally weak months ahead in the run up to the US election, the positives - including good progress in developing vaccines, the downtrend in the US dollar, signs of recovery and low interest rates - are likely to see shares push higher on a 6 to 12 month view