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Exceptional start to 2019 continues; global equities rise 3.5% in April

The MSCI AC World Index gained 3.5% in April, increasing the year-to-date (ytd) climb to 15.6%. It is the best four-month start to a year in the benchmark’s history, having advanced in...

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Global equity markets extend gains in March; best Q1 since 1998

Global equity markets continued their strong start to the year with the MSCI AC World Index adding 1.3% in March. This brings the year-to-date (ytd) climb to 11.7% – the best Q1 outcome...

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Strong start to 2019 continues; global equities gain a further 2.9%

The strong start to 2019 continued with the MSCI AC World Index advancing a further 2.9% in February. This brings the year-to-date (ytd) increase to 10.2% and is the best two-month...

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Global equities beat January blues; MSCI AC World Index +7.1%

The MSCI AC World Index had its strongest start to a year since its inception (December 1987), jumping 7.1%. All regions advanced with North America (+8.1%) the standout. Developed and...

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No happy ending in 2018; global markets fall 7.4% in December

The MSCI AC World Index fell 7.4% in December, leaving it with a fourth-quarter loss of 12.8% and a 9.5% deficit for the year. Developed markets lost 8.0% during the final month, 13.5% in...

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End-month rally pushes global markets 1.2% higher in November

Global markets recovered some small ground in November but barely dented the 7.0% collapse in October. The MSCI AC World Index gained 1.2%, reducing the year-to-date (ytd) loss to 2.3%....

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Global equity markets gain for third consecutive month, +0.3% in September (+4.2% Q3)

The MSCI AC World Index increased in each of the third-quarter months, adding 0.3% in September, bringing the Q3 advance to 4.2%. The year-to-date (ytd) gain is now 3.8%. The month saw...

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Strong earnings season sees global equities grow 2.9% in July

Global equity markets grew 2.9% (MSCI AC World Index) in July with developed markets adding 3.1% (MSCI World Developed Index). A strong start to the earnings season contributed to the...

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Trade concerns weigh on global equities; MSCI AC World Index 0.2% lower

The MSCI AC World Index fell 0.2% in June with trade at the fore front of investor concerns. Mixed, often confused, signals from US officials saw markets fluctuate through the month....

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Ryanair replaces easyJet on our Conviction List

We are replacing easyJet with Ryanair in our Conviction List. EasyJet is up over 30% since inclusion, and we believe that earnings momentum in Ryanair is now superior. The Conviction List...