Global Markets Update: Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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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