On the other hand, US Stocks and Real Estate continue to lead the asset classes in 2013. Some of the other highlights from around the world include:
- Only 3 of the G7 countries are in positive territory for the year - the US (+6.5%), Japan (+6.0%) & France (+0.7%).
- All of the BRICs have now entered negative territory for 2013, and even the broad Emerging Markets index is now down 0.2% for the year.
- Healthcare and Consumer Staples are leading the US sectors, both up over 9% for the year now.
- Mid Cap Value leads the US style boxes, up 8.4% in 2013, while Large Cap Growth is at the bottom, up 5.3%.
Keith Hays & Justin Wood
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