ASX hits 13-month high, new car sales spike, surge in billionaires


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Thursday 8 April 2021

The local share market hit a 13-month high yesterday, erasing almost all the losses from the COVID-19 downturn.

Also today:

  • The number of billionaires around the globe surge, despite the 2020 economic recession.
  • Aussie exporters recover from the bans and tariffs imposed by China.
  • And new car sales spike but electric vehicles remain a very small part of the market.

Plus an interview with Jarden Australia Chief Economist Carlos Cacho about the incredible housing market in Australia.

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