Wrapping up the first half of the year, equity and fixed income markets rallied globally in June. Equities were pushed higher as the US and China agreed to a temporary truce in the trade war, with the expectation of settling the dispute in the near future. US equities rose 7.05% in June. Despite sharp losses in May, US equities closed the best first half of the year since 1997, rising 18.54%.
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U.S. Stocks cooled off a bit in March compared to the first two months of the year, but overall finished the best quarter for U.S. stocks since 2009. The Federal Reserve’s dovish tilt has raised questions among investors about U.S. and global growth. U.S. Stocks returned 1.94% for the month and 13.65% for the 1st quarter of 2019.
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