The US finished down for the week (-1.1%), taking a break from an extraordinary run (+15.6% YTD).
Some of the other highlights from around the world include:
- Japan and the US are dominating the G7 countries this year, up 19.3% and 15.6%, respectively.
- After India's rough week, down 4.2%, all of the BRICs are again in negative territory for the year.
- Healthcare, Financials, Consumer Discretion and Consumer Staples have been the main beneficiaries of this year's rally in the US.
- Also in the US, Value stocks have moved into the top spots after last week's performance, with Large & Mid Cap Value up 16.7% for the year.
Keith Hays & Justin Wood
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