Investment Matters

The markets

The Australian market had a mixed week, with an optimistic Thursday not enough to overcome other days' nervousness.    The US market was spooked by Apple's poor result.

More generally for the Australian market, there has been only thin trading, probably because of uncertainty about the upcoming budget.  

markets

Looking at the month, April has been a positive month for the markets, rising about 2.7%, to give a FYTD return of about 1%.