Global equities traded lower in June, closing out another turbulent month. Losses were driven by emerging markets, specifically Brazil and China, while North American and Australian markets edged higher. In recent weeks, rising trade tensions dominated the headlines although market pressure eased somewhat after the US administration indicated it would pursue a more nuanced stance on tariffs.
Mercer's Monthly Market summary provides an overview of global financial markets.
In this issue we cover:
- Trade Fears Weighed on Equities
- Bonds Mixed Over Fight to Safety
- Emerging Market Debt at Risk?
- Market Update