Morningstar Market Summary for January 2024

Market and Economic Summary Global developed markets produced a volatile and varied performance in January, with Japan, the US and parts of Europe producing strong returns, while emerging markets lagged. Japan produced a strong performance this month, with the Nikkei...

Morningstar Market Commentary for September 2023

Market and Economic Summary Negative market sentiment continued in September, resulting in the first negative quarter of 2023 for most asset classes. The majority of asset classes closed the month in negative territory, largely due to cautious comments from global...

Market Commentary for May 2023

Market and Economic Summary In May, global markets experienced a more subdued performance, with the majority of global equity markets ending lower. A major exception was the US equity market, driven higher by the tech sector, which saw significant gains during the...

How do local equities stack up in the current environment?

How do local equities stack up in the current environment? By Sean Neethling, Portfolio Manager, Morningstar Investment Management South Africa To say that 2022 has been volatile would probably be somewhat of an understatement. South African equities can no longer be...