July 6, 2017 Ben Brown, CFP®, EA

2017 Q2 Market Review

Below is a preview of our 2017 Q2 market review.
Download the full PDF report at the end of this post for our complete commentary.

This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter.

Market Summary

2017 Q2 Index Returns

World Stock Market Performance

These headlines are not offered to explain market returns. Instead, they serve as a reminder that investors should view daily events from a long-term perspective and avoid making investment decisions based solely on the news.

2017 Q2 World Stock Market Performance
2017 Q2 12-Month World Stock Market Performance

World Asset Classes

Looking at broad market indices, non-US developed markets and emerging markets recorded similar returns, outperforming the US during the quarter.

The value effect was negative in the US, non-US, and emerging markets. Small caps outperformed large caps in non-US developed markets but underperformed in the US and emerging markets.

2017 Q1 World Asset Classes

Download the PDF version for a complete review featuring additional performance data for individual asset classes and further commentary.