Review of markets over March 2018Contributors Michael Bell, Global Markets Insights Strategy Team
After a strong year for equity markets in 2017, most equity markets were fast out of the blocks in January, only to stumble at the first hurdle heading into February. A brief recovery in stocks in the latter part of February was interrupted again in March by concerns over a potential trade war between the US and China.
Exhibit 1: Asset class and style returns (local currency)
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