• Global stocks represented by the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) fell 3.01% in October, the first three-month losing streak for the index since March 2020 when the World Health Organization declared Covid a pandemic.
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Global equities fell 4.14% in September, bringing down Q3 returns to negative 3.4%, the first quarterly decline in the past three quarters. Year to date however, the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) is up 10.06%. In the US, the S&P 500 index slumped -4.87% in a...
Global equities slipped 2.79% in August, yet the MSCI All Country World Index’s (ACWI) year-to-date gain still stands at an impressive 14.80% over the first eight months of the year.
Global stocks added 3.66% in July to bring their 2023 return to 18.11% YTD – marking the MSCI All Country World Index’s (ACWI) best year-to-date gain since 2009 when markets recovered from the global financial crisis.
Global stocks rallied to finish the month up 5.81% and the quarter up 6.18%, and closing the first half of 2023 up 13.93%. It was the second-best start to a year since the inception of the
As the United States teetered on the possibility of defaulting on its sovereign debt during tense weeks in May, global equities slipped -1.07% in May bringing the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) return to 7.68% so far in 2023.
Global Equities gained 1.44% in April to bring their YTD returns to 8.85%. In the U.S., markets were mixed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its best month since January, climbing 2.48%.
Global equities rose 3.08% in March and were up 7.31% for the quarter, despite much volatility sparked by the abrupt collapse in early March of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank
Global Equities roared into 2023 like a lion with the second-best January on record – up 7.17% — but went out like a lamb in February: the MSCI All-Country World Index fell 2.87%
If there is a way to “bounce back” after a brutal 2022 that closed with global equities down -18.36%, it is to come out of the gates strong. Global equities did just that, climbing 7.17% in January. It was the MSCI All-Country World Index’s (ACWI) best January since 2019 and second-best January on record…
2022 was a brutal year even if its final quarter was slightly less so. Global equities fell 3.94% in December, but still managed to gain 9.76% for the quarter, making Q4 the year’s best for the MSCI All-Country World Index. That said, the ACWI tanked -18.36% in 2022,...
Global Equities marched 7.76% higher in November following October’s 6.03% rally. The MSCI All-Country World Index is now up 14.26% in 2022’s final quarter, but still down 15.02% on the year. Stock prices soared on the final trading day in November after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said in a speech to the Brookings Institute that the pace of interest rate hikes will likely slow as soon as its December meeting.