Financial Markets & EconomyWeekly Capital Market Updates

EWM Weekly Capital Market Highlights for Week Ended 3/29/19

By April 1, 2019 No Comments
  • Among equities, large caps underperformed small caps; value stocks led growth stocks; domestic stocks outperformed international stocks; and developed markets outperformed emerging markets.
  • Treasury yields trended downward during the week. The yield on the 10-Year Treasury Note fell roughly four basis points during the week and ended around 2.39%.
  • Commodity indices were mixed during the week. Gold and grain prices each dipped more than 1.00%, whereas crude oil prices rose week over week.
  • The US dollar appreciated over the week relative to a basket of foreign currencies.
  • Among major economic data released this week, consumer spending marginally increased in January, whereas the price index for personal-consumption expenditures (a key inflation gauge) declined. New US home sales ticked up in February for the second straight month.

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