Jonathan Masse Articles

Global Market Commentary – May 2024

Global Market Commentary – May 2024

Global stocks rebounded 4.06% in May to overcome April’s -3.30% slump, bringing the MSCI All Country World Index’s YTD gain to 8.88%. The global benchmark for stocks reached seven all-time highs in May, bringing its 2024 tally to 28 record highs so far this year.

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Global Market Commentary March 2024

Global Market Commentary March 2024

Global stocks closed out March up 3.14%, the fifth straight month of gains with Q1 returns up 8.2%. The MSCI All Country World Index had its best opening quarter return since 2019, and finished March at an all-time high, the 21st of this year.

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Global Market Commentary November 2023

Global Market Commentary November 2023

Global stocks surged 9.23% in November, breaking a three-month losing streak in the biggest monthly gain since November 2020; the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) has climbed 16.60% YTD and is trading less than 2% away from its 2023 high.

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Global Market Commentary – September 2023

Global Market Commentary – September 2023

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...

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