Stay up to date with what's happened in the Australian economy and markets over the past month.
The big story on the global economic front continues to be inflation, and how high interest rates will go to tame it.
In Australia, Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe is watching consumer spending, where higher interest rates are having an impact. Retail trade fell 0.1% for the first time this year.
The ASX200 index demonstrated steady gains over the month, rising more than 5% in November.
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