Market Moves: Week Ending 19 April 2024

  • Short equity funds (BBOZ, BBUS, BEAR, SNAS) thrived last week after US Fed Chair Jerome Powell stated his dissatisfaction with the country’s progress with curbing inflation, lowering the odds of near-term rate cuts.1
  • Semiconductor and tech ETFs (FANG, LNAS, SEMI) were the poorest performers after Nvidia fell 10% last Friday.2 SMCI, a server rack builder for Nvidia datacentre solutions, refused to post preliminary revenue, casting doubt on AI chip demand.3
  • There were $321 million in reported inflows for the week and $118.6 million in outflows, marking a week of net inflows for the Australian ETF industry.

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