Global Market Review: May 2015 | BetaShares

Global Market Review: May 2015

BY David Bassanese | 9 June 2015

Please find attached the latest BetaShares Global Market Review. The main theme last month was fear of Fed tightening, which saw the US dollar rise and the $A weaken – which in turn contributed to unhedged international equity being the best performing major asset class during the month. Locally, stocks were close to flat despite a 3.1% drop in financial sector stocks, as investors switched to other sectors, such as property and resources. Bumper US grain supply contributed to further weakness in commodity prices.

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