The Australian share market performed strongly over October with the S&P/ASX All Ordinaries returning 2.08%, as COVID-19 cases remained low. The end of October saw Victoria’s relaxing of its lockdown restrictions. Data in Australian remained mix. Just over 50% of the jobs and hours cut in April/May have recovered, the remainder is expected to take significantly longer to recover. While new home sales strengthened in September due to HomeBuilder and other incentives.