Below is a preview of our 2018 Q2 market review.
Download the full PDF report at the end of this post for our complete commentary.
This review features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter.
Q2 Market Summary
Q2 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.
Q2 World Asset Classes
Looking at broad market indices, the US outperformed non-US developed and emerging markets during the second quarter.
Small caps outperformed large caps in the US but underperformed in both non-US developed and emerging markets. The value effect was negative in the US as well as markets outside the US.