Stocks rose for a fourth consecutive month in May, with the STOXX® Global 1800 Index extending its all-time high, as countries lifted restrictions put in place to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stocks extended gains in March as countries pushed ahead with their COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, the US passed a new stimulus package and major central banks indicated they are likely to keep interest rates low even as the economy rebounds.
International Women’s Day presents an opportunity to acknowledge how far the asset-management industry has come in advancing women’s rights in recent years, and to recognize how much more needs to be done.
Stocks climbed in February on continued hopes for a post-lockdown economic recovery. Benchmark indices pared more than half of their advance at the end of the month following a spike in bond yields and inflation expectations.
Qontigo has licensed the iSTOXX® Global Transformation Select 30 Index to Citi to underlie a structured product. The index represents an investment targeted at key areas driving deep societal and economic change.
The STOXX® Global 1800 Index rose 4.3% in dollars in December, cementing a second straight year of double-digit percentage gains, as investors raised expectations that policy support and vaccines will help economies overcome the COVID-19-induced slump.
The STOXX® Global 1800 Index surged 12.9% in dollars in November, its largest monthly increase since data begins in 2004, as three drugs manufacturers announced their experimental vaccines are widely effective in preventing the COVID-19 virus.