Monthly Market Update
Global equity markets broadly fell in May, giving back some of April’s stellar performance. Positive returns in Brazil and India bucked the trend, helping emerging markets indices to outperform developed markets, something that has not happened for a while.
Different shades of green – understanding ethical investing
Ethical or socially responsible investing continues to gather attention both internationally and in our corner of the world.
However, as QuayStreet Asset Management Portfolio Manager Stefan Stevanovic explains “despite the topic of socially responsible investing often resurfacing and attracting attention, the actual amount of money allocated to socially responsible investment funds still remains very low.”
Navigating market ups and downs through experience
The end of last year kept investors at the edge of their seats as extreme bouts of volatility hit international markets. Global markets have since rebounded, but investors could be forgiven for wondering whether their hard-earned savings are in the right place.