Monthly Archives: August 2016

Asia Pacific:  The MSCI Pacific Index fell 1.4% in the week to 19 August. In Japan, the TOPIX was down 2.1% after data released showed that the domestic economy grew just 0.2% in the second quarter, ... more
Asia Pacific:  Strong gains in Japan contributed to a 2.6% return for the MSCI Pacific Index in the week ended 12 August. 

Japan’s TOPIX gained 3.4% in holiday-shortened week. Economic data was encouraging, with core machinery orders ... more
Asia Pacific:  The MSCI Pacific Index was down 2.2% in the week ended 5 August as investors reacted negatively to the announcement of a new fiscal stimulus package in Japan. 

Japan’s TOPIX fell 3.2%. After much anticipation, ... more
  Global Emerging Markets: The MSCI Emerging Markets Index was essentially flat in the week to 29 July 2016. 

Latin American markets fared relatively well, as hopes that US interest rates would remain on hold ... more