Markets in June 2016 responded to the surprising Brexit decision. Russell Investments’ CIOs share their insights.
Following a volatile end to the second quarter, most global capital markets bounced back with strong performance in July turning all asset classes positive for the year-to-date.
Global markets were generally flat in May 2016.
Stable economic fundamentals contributed to a rebound at the end of February 2016 that helped global equities end the month only modestly negative while fixed income markets rallied.
Against a backdrop of modest, but positive, economic growth in developed markets, the global equity market selloff in January appeared oversold driven by investor sentiment.
2015 was a challenging year for most investors and served as a reminder of the benefits of diversification, even though it doesn’t protect against loss.
The global economy continued to grind slowly forward in November 2015 as investors keep their eye on the Federal Reserve and its interest rate decision.