Morningstar Market Commentary for April 2024

Market and Economic Summary Global equity markets produced mixed returns this month, with developed markets lagging emerging markets. Developed markets halted a 5-month run of strong returns, as most developed market equities sold off during April. Sticky inflation, a...

Morningstar Market Summary for November 2023

Market and Economic Summary Global markets headed higher this month, as positive economic signals and strong sentiment fuelled a rally in risk assets. Investors piled into risk assets in the growing belief that the US Federal Reserve and other global central banks are...

Morningstar Market Commentary October 2023

Market and Economic Summary Global markets continued their downward trend this month, posting another negative performance. Global equity markets recorded their third consecutive negative return this month, as sentiment toward risk assets waned. The “higher for...

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...

Morningstar commentary for July 2023

Market and Economic Summary Global markets continued on an upward trend this month, driven by economic data that exceeded expectations. Market participants shifted from recessionary projections to a cautiously optimistic outlook, anticipating a “soft...