Global markets advanced in April for the fourth consecutive month. Accommodative monetary policies, optimism over a US-China trade deal, signs of stabilization for global economic growth and a better than expected beginning to earnings season have helped equity markets recover from the fourth quarter swoon. Major US equity indexes reached new highs.
Mercer's Monthly Market summary provides an overview of global financial markets.
In this issue we cover:
- Slow Economic Growth - Signs of Stabilization?
- Markets Touch Fresh Highs Over Dovish Policy Stance
- Higher Rates and Weaker Emerging Market Markets
- Greenback Stronger, Oil Rallied, Hedge Funds Rebounded
- Market Update
Global Equity Markets