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Risk assets continued to move higher on the back of strong global economic activity. U.S. equities posted their ninth consecutive year of gains, which is tied for the longest stretch without a down year. Core fixed income was neutral to slightly negative over the quarter as interest rates moved higher and credit spread…
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Risk Assets Continue to Rally Despite Geopolitical Tensions. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to keep the target federal funds rate neutral over the quarter, however, the group outlined a plan to reduce the Fed’s treasury and agency holdings. The Fed will take a cautious approach to reducing the balance…
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Last year’s market optimism continued through most of January, however, most equity markets pulled back significantly in February and once again in March. U.S. equities were slightly negative in the quarter as volatility increased and trade policy and inflation concerns loomed. U.S. core fixed income was negative over …
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Positive global economic data led to a rally in risky assets over the quarter. Emerging markets outperformed all major asset classes as improving global growth characteristics resulted in better trade prospects. Risk-on assets also benefited as U.S. trade and protectionist concerns subsided.
Asset Class Reports
Positive global economic data led to a rally in risky assets over the quarter. Emerging markets outperformed all major asset classes as improving global growth characteristics resulted in better trade prospects. Risk-on assets also benefited as U.S. trade and protectionist concerns subsided.