Global stock markets fell slightly last week as the broadest global stock index, MSCI All Country World, lost 0.3%. Of the monitored markets, Central Europe in particular did not do well, with the CECEEUR index recording a loss of -4.0%. On the contrary, Chinese equities were again successful, with the CSI 300 index gaining 2.4% . Chinese equities have been 17.0% stronger since the beginning of the year.
Bloomberg Barclays global bond market index strengthened slightly by 0.1%, while the average global yield to maturity fell by 0.03% to 0.88%.
S&P GSCI global commodity index recorded a slight gain of 0.2%. The price of Brent crude also rose slightly by 0.2%, remaining at $ 43 a barrel. Gold weakened by 1.0% to $ 1906 an ounce.
Investment Strategist at Conseq Investment Management, a.s.