Following 2017, which saw strong gains in asset prices and record low volatility, 2018 was anything but calm. Although, global markets have started the first half of the year in rally due to strong corporate earnings and positive economic data, all major equity indices finished 2018 in the red and for most it was their worst annual performance since 2008. Many political and economic events mainly in the US have moved the markets.
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Equities’ Prices and Commodities’ Performance in 2018