Global Markets Update: Monday, May 13, 2013

The US was up 1.2% last week, while the World x US was up only 0.6%.  US stocks are now up over twice as much as international stocks this year.

Some of the other highlights from around the world include:
  • Japan continues to lead the G7 countries, up almost 20% this year.
  • Looking towards Emerging Markets, India continues to lead the BRICs, as the only country in positive territory for the year, up 2.6%.
  • Small Caps were up nicely last week here in the US, moving them more to the middle of the pack for the year.
  • Healthcare continues to lead the US sectors, up over 20% this year; however, Utilities fell in the rankings last week, as they were down 2.7%.

Keith Hays & Justin Wood

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