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 Commentary for March 2024

Market and Economic Summary Global equity markets continued their strong run in the face of more persistent inflation and a delay in the expected interest rate cutting cycle. Central banks continue to keep a close eye on economic conditions as sticky inflation has...

Morningstar Market Commentary February 2024

Market and Economic Summary Global equity markets produced strong returns this month as most markets ended the month in positive territory. February marks the 4th consecutive month of positive performance from the US equity market, as expectations that the US Federal...

Morningstar Market Summary for December 2023

Market and Economic Summary Global markets finished the year with a robust December performance, fuelled by a dovish stance from central banks, signalling a potential halt to interest rate hikes and the prospect of rate cuts in 2024. The shift in central banks’...

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...