The recovery in global markets year-to-date has been as extreme as the sell-off at the end of 2018. At one point in December, the S&P 500 Index had declined 15.7% intra-month.
Global markets kicked off the year with a strong rally throughout January. It was a welcome relief following a dismal showing the month before.
Unfortunately, there was no Christmas rally or cheer for investors as markets continued to sell off into the end of 2018.
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Fact: South Africa’s equity market represents less than 1% of the world’s equity market value. Limiting yourself to local investments has the opportunity cost of foregoing potentially rewarding investment opportunities in global markets as well as greater diversification.
Markets remained on edge during November with most indices once again experiencing elevated levels of volatility. Most major indices dropped to year-to-date lows before rebounding in the final week of November.
October lived up to its reputation of being a month where markets can slide. Following October’s broad sell-off, the majority of global indices are in negative territory year to date, many with double digit losses. The US temporarily dipped into negative territory year-to-date, only to be saved by a bounce in markets on the last…
Investing offshore is often a daunting idea for investors. It is mistakenly seen by many as overly complex, costly and even risky. For investors who are already aware of offshore investing and the benefits thereof, the challenge is choosing the correct asset manager to manage their funds.
The current bull market in stocks is closing in on an astounding 10 years in length, making it the longest bull market run in all of modern history.
The trade fight between the US and China escalated in September as the two economic superpowers hit each other with their biggest round of tariffs yet.