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China at record lows, Japan at record highs – where to from here?

While all the headlines are focussed on the Magnificent Seven in the US, other markets are making records of their own – some good, some not so much. So what can investors make of the divergence in global markets, and where do the opportunities really lie?

Platinum’s Julian McCormack joins the podcast to discuss:

  • why Chinese stocks fell to 2009 prices, and whether they’ll stay there
  • how Japan has broken out of a 35 year slump 
  • the extent to which US markets are out of step with the rest of the world, and 
  • what to consider when allocating to global equities in a strange and challenging time.

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About the Author
Gemma Dale , nabtrade

Gemma Dale is Director of SMSF and Investor Behaviour at nabtrade. She is the host of the Your Wealth podcast, a fortnightly podcast for investors, featuring insights and updates from markets and finance experts across a range of topics. She provides regular market and finance commentary on ausbiz and in other media including AFR, the Australian, ABC and commercial tv and radio. Gemma was previously the Head of SMSF Solutions for nab, and the Head of Technical Services for MLC, where she led a team of specialists providing advice to advisers and their clients on SMSF, super, tax, social security and aged care.