Category: Market Updates

2021 Q2 Market Update

State of the Markets Positive momentum continued in the second quarter of 2021, resulting in very attractive returns for the first half of the year.  As of June 30, the global stock market (MSCI ACWI IMI) was up 7.2% for the quarter and 12.7% YTD. The U.S. stock market (Russell 3000) had positive performance of 8.2% in the quarter, bringing YTD returns to 15.1%. International developed markets (MSCI World ex USA IMI) rose 5.5% for the quarter, increasing YTD returns to 9.9%. Emerging... Read More
at Monday, July 19, 2021
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2021 Q2 Capital Market Review

Each quarter, we summarize market conditions and trends in our Quarterly Market Review. The review provides detailed information about global capital markets, including a timeline of events over the previous quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the U.S. and international markets.     Read More
at Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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2021 Q1 Capital Market Review

Each quarter, we summarize market conditions and trends in our Quarterly Market Review. The review provides detailed information about global capital markets, including a timeline of events over the previous quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the U.S. and international markets.     Read More
at Friday, April 30, 2021
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2021 Q1 Market Update

State of the Markets The first quarter of 2021 was generally filled with positive news – vaccine rollouts, improving numbers related to COVID-19, another round of federal stimulus, and an overall trend of the economy heading back toward normal. The markets see the future as good, but the projection of a strong economy affects stocks and bonds differently: State of the stock market (as conveyed by a young, optimistic investment banker): Vaccines and herd immunity will get COVID-19... Read More
at Thursday, April 22, 2021
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2020 Q4 Capital Market Review

Each quarter, we summarize market conditions and trends in our Quarterly Market Review. The review provides detailed information about global capital markets, including a timeline of events over the previous quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the U.S. and international markets.     Read More
at Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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