Yearend Market Commentary 2014

S&P 500 marked a total return of 13.66% in 2014, while contrary to anticipation of most investors, US 10-year treasuries delivered a handsome return of 10.17% as its yield declined from 3% at the beginning of the year to end … Continued

Market Commentary April 2012

Strong rally across risky assets, particularly global equities in Q1. The best first quarter start for S&P 500 in 14 years.  Information Technology, Financial and Cyclical sectors led the rally, while Energy, Telecoms and Utilities were the laggards. Based upon fund … Continued

Market Commentary July 2012

After a strong and rapid rally in the first quarter, the global equity markets experienced setbacks in the face of recurring concerns of the European Sovereign debt crisis and potential a “hard landing” in the Chinese economy. For the quarter … Continued

Market Commentary November 2012

The third quarter registered strong performance in global equity markets, particularly in the precious metal and energy sectors, as the downward pressure in the Eurozone have been eased by ECB bond-buying program and global central banks’ monetary easing measures. The … Continued

Market Commentary February 2013

For the 4th quarter of 2012, most risky assets rallied despite the volatile political and economic environment. Global equity markets continued their winning streak with the exception of the S&P 500 which was dragged down by US large growth companies. … Continued