Fourth Quarter 2017 – “Gliding”

Fourth Quarter 2017 – “Gliding”

Lifted by a steady stream of positive economic data, strong corporate earnings, and robust sentiment, global equity markets ended 2017 on a high note with the S&P 500, the MSCI EAFE, and the MSCI Emerging indices posting double digit gains of 21.8%, 25%, and 37.3%, respectively. Stimulus programs and pro-growth policies instituted in the wake of the global economic crisis pushed economic activity to new heights. In its most recent report, the Organization for Economic Co-operation (OECD) estimated that the global economy grew by 3.6% this past year with all 45 of the counties it tracks generating positive economic growth.

 

Fourth Quarter 2017 - "Gliding"

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