September was a stronger month for global equities linked to improved investor sentiment and further stimulus from global Central banks.
In this edition
- European and UK equities were amongst the standout performers over the month, with returns from the energy and financial sectors notably stronger
- A weaker month for the Japanese yen and a partial trade agreement with the US supported strong returns from the Japanese market in September, while Chinese and Hong Kong equities recovered some of their earlier losses despite the ongoing anti-government protests and civil unrest
- The more defensive asset classes such as government bonds and precious metals were weaker over the month, but outperformed across the third quarter overall
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This article was previously published on Tilney prior to the launch of Evelyn Partners.