Global market trends

Index name (returns in US#) Q4 19 12 months ended 12/31/19
Equity indexes
Dow Jones Industrial Average 6.67% 25.34%
MSCI EAFE (ND) 8.17 22.01
MSCI Emerging Markets (ND) 11.84 18.42
MSCI Europe (ND) 8.84 23.77
MSCI World (ND) 8.56 27.67
Nasdaq 12.99 39.46
Russell 1000 9.04 31.43
Russell 2000 9.94 25.52
Russell 3000 Growth 10.67 35.85
Russell 3000 Value 7.48 26.26
S&P 500 9.07 31.49
Tokyo Topix 7.68 19.67
Fixed income indexes
BB Barclays Global Aggregate* 0.49 6.84
BB Government Bond* -0.77 6.83
BB Barclays Municipal Bond 0.74 7.54
BB U.S. Aggregate Bond* 0.18 8.72
BB Barclays U.S. Mortgage-backed Securities* 0.71 6.35
ICE BofA ML U.S. 3-month T-bill 0.46 2.28
CG World Government Bond ex-U.S. -0.07 5.32
JPMorgan Developed High Yield 2.89 14.60
JPMorgan Emerging Markets Global Diversified 1.81 15.04
JPMorgan Global High Yield 2.98 14.59
S&P LSTA Loan 1.73 8.64
Commodities
S&P GSCI 8.31 17.63

*BB is an abbreviation for Bloomberg Barclays.

Indexes are unmanaged and do not incur expenses. You cannot invest directly in an index.

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Risks have eased, but so has growth

January 22, 2020  |  Capital Markets Outlook

We favor reducing risk as we look for proof that earnings can support asset valuations.

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