With equity returns starting to moderate in the US and plenty of cheap money looking for high yielding stocks, expect the Australian market to head back on a growth tear.

Australia’s outperformance, especially the mining sector, looks set to continue as money flows from US stocks towards Australia and China facing markets.
It started mid-year, the beginning of what looks to be a period of gains for the Australian market. After the best part of two years underperforming the US and other developed markets, the tide appears to be flowing the right direction for the outperformance to continue.


Source – Iress

The chart above shows the spread between the S&P/ASX 200 and S&P 500 over the last 10 years. Over the last six months, the Australian market has started to outperform its US peers.



{{ twilioFailed ? 'SMS Code Failed to Send…' : 'An SMS verification code has been sent ...' }}

Hi {{ user.FirstName }}

Looks like you have already taken a free trial

Please enter your payment details

We have sent you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

please enter this code below to complete your SMS verification

We cannot send you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

If you didn't receive SMS code please

SMS code cannot be sent due to: {{ twilioStatus }}

Please select one of the options below:

Looks you are already a member. Please enter your password to proceed

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device

Verify your mobile number to proceed...

Please check your mobile number below and press the Send Verification Code button. This will be used to complete your verification in the next step.

Please sign up for full access


Updating information

Please wait ...


{{ productPrice }} / day
( GST included )
Price $0
GST $0
Discount -{{productDiscount}}
TOTAL {{productPrice}}
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Please click on the ACTIVATE button to finalise your membership


The email address you entered is registered with InvestSMART.

Please login or select "Don't know password"

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device

Register as a new member

(using a different email)

Related Articles