Monthly Market Monitor

Global markets jump 5.6% in August, now +2.8% ytd


The MSCI AC World Index jumped 5.6% in August with strong gains across all regions. The benchmark is now ahead 2.8% year-to-date (ytd) and 12.6% over one year. Markets were driven by strong gains in big tech, reported vaccine and treatment progress, plus better-than-expected economic data.

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Sep 1 2020, 12:25 IST/BST