Global Markets Update: Monday, April 4, 2011

Last week, we saw the following actions take place across global markets:
  • Real Estate has been the best asset class over the last one year up 24%, with Commodities in second up 22%.  Furthermore, US and International stocks are up 13.5% and 10.5% respectively.
  • Latin America rallied last week up 4%, but it lags Emerging Markets over the last one year.  Also, Frontier Markets continue to struggle as a group down -6.2% for 2011.
  • Most countries were up 1-3% around the world last week, with Emerging Markets outperforming Developed Markets.  Canada and Germany continue to lead the G7 Countries.
  • Telecom led all sectors last week up 2.4%.  Technology was the only sector down for the week, but it only closed down -0.1%.

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Keith Hays & Justin Wood

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