Global market trends

Index name (returns in US#) Q1 18 12 months ended 3/31/18
Equity indexes
Dow Jones Industrial Average -1.96% 19.39%
MSCI EAFE (ND) -1.70 14.60
MSCI Emerging Markets (ND) 1.28 24.76
MSCI Europe (ND) -1.98 14.49
MSCI World (ND) -1.34 13.52
Nasdaq 3.15 22.38
Russell 1000 -0.69 13.98
Russell 2000 -0.08 11.79
Russell 3000 Growth 1.48 21.06
Russell 3000 Value -2.82 6.81
S&P 500 -0.76 13.99
Tokyo Topix 0.26 20.53
Fixed income indexes
BB Government Bond* -1.15 0.44
BB MBS* -1.19 0.77
BB U.S. Aggregate Bond* -1.46 1.20
ICE BofA ML U.S. 3-month T-bill 0.35 1.11
CG World Government Bond ex-U.S. 4.42 12.93
JPMorgan Developed High Yield -0.83 4.21
JPMorgan Emerging Markets Global Diversified -1.74 4.30
JPMorgan Global High Yield -0.69 4.53
S&P LSTA Loan 1.45 4.40
Commodities
S&P GSCI 2.19 13.83

*BB is an abbreviation for Bloomberg Barclays.

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For the markets, trade trumps inflation

April 3, 2018  |  Capital Markets Outlook

The popular narrative of the February market correction focused on inflation. We have a different interpretation.

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