Viewpoint

Financial Partners
By August 30, 2018 12:02

Viewpoint

Market Commentary

It was a flat month for developed equities and safe haven government bonds, with the MSCI World index and US Treasuries returning zero in June. Notably, the market action came in emerging markets; where the MSCI Global Emerging Market equities declined 4.2%, EM bond yields fell by 1% and EM currencies came under pressure. Emerging market currencies vulnerable to a strong dollar and rising interest rates were put under considerable pressure. The Shanghai market fell by 8% in June, taking its fall from the peak in January into bear market territory, down over 20%. 

Financial Partners
By August 30, 2018 12:02

SEARCH