Mercer's Monthly Market summary provides an overview of global financial markets.
Global equity markets inched higher in September, providing a quiet end to the third quarter. The lack of decisiveness from central banks and mixed economic data provided no clear catalyst to markets. After a shaky first half of the month, equities recovered, partly because of the BoJ’s announcement to modify its quantitative and qualitative easing program (QQE). As expected, the ECB and the Fed did not take any new action and kept rates unchanged. While central banks are still driving markets, analysts increasingly questioning the limits of monetary policy to spur growth.
What We Do
The complexities, nuances, and dependencies that factor into every investment decision grow exponentially each year. To effectively manage and grow investments requires a higher level of rigor and specialization. It’s a level of proficiency few organizations can achieve — and it’s what sets Mercer apart. Our global team of 1,200 professionals, including 120 manager researchers, provides in-depth knowledge in research, advice, and solutions few others can match.
Subscribe to Receive the US Investments Monthly Market Summary
Thank you for your interest in Mercer's Monthly Market summary. If you do not have your pop-up blocker enabled, you will be prompted by your browser to download the report or to view it in a new window. In addition, you will receive an email from Mercer shortly with a link to access the article.