Global Markets Update: Monday, May 6, 2013

Year-to-date, the US has outperformed the World x US by over 7%.

A few highlights from markets around the globe include:
  • Within the international space, Emerging Markets are down just over 1% in 2013.
  • Japan is up just over 17% for the year, leading the G7 countries, while Canada is lagging the group, down 1.7%.
  • India was up almost 3% last week, bringing it back into positive territory for the year.
  • Gold is down 11.7% this year, and the precious metal is down 10.1% over the last one year.
  • Silver is also in negative territory this year, down 19%, and it's down 20.1% over the last 12 months.

Keith Hays & Justin Wood

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