This review features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter.
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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.
With broad market indices used as proxies, emerging markets outperformed developed markets, including the US, during the quarter.
The value effect was positive in non-US developed markets but negative in the US and emerging markets. Small caps outperformed large caps in US and non-US developed markets but underperformed in emerging markets.
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