Commodities are back to even for the year, as they have rallied since late June.
In fact, all five major asset classes have been in a positive trend since that time.
Some other highlights from markets around the world include:
- Countries like Canada, Japan, Italy and Brazil are all down for the year.
- The US, on the other hand, has dominated major stock markets over the last one year, up 9.9%.
- Telecom leads US sectors, up 18.6%, with Technology behind in second, up 15.1%.
- Large Growth is now up 11.7% this year, while Small Value is up 6.5%. The spread between the US style boxes continues to grow.
Keith Hays & Justin Wood
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