Total returns on Australian shares (All Ordinaries Accumulation index) lifted by 13.7% over 2017/18 to a smidgen below record highs. 

Australia’s record economic expansion has completed its 27th year. Interest rates remain at record lows; wage and price growth are near 2 per cent; the jobless rate is near 5.5 per cent.

2017/2018 Market Snapshot

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Year in Review; Year in Preview 

Total returns on Australian shares (All Ordinaries Accumulation index) have lifted by 13.7% over 2017/18 (20-year average +10.8%) to just below record highs.

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Chartpack: 2017/2018 Year in Review

A collection of charts and tables that highlight the path of key economic and financial indicators over the past year.

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Video: Australian Sharemarket Wrap

CommSec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman takes a look at the performance of the Australian sharemarket over 2017/18, including the winners & losers. 

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Video: CBA Financial Year Wrap

CBA Chief Economist Michael Blythe on the performance of the Australian economy over the past financial year, and the outlook for wages, property prices & global growth. 

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