September Country Rankings

Country Portfolio Notes September 2017

  • Global equities climbed higher in August, with the MSCI ACWI up 0.52%. The average country was up a modest 1.13%, and the range of returns for August, between countries, was 23%.
  • The United States was up 0.25%. Japan was flat, down 0.05%, as was Europe as a whole, up 0.06%. EM was the best performing region, up 2.23%. Within EM, countries in Latin America were the best, up 4.62% as a whole.
  • As you can see, Turkey is the riskiest ranked country, while exhibiting the 2nd best Fundamentals, 4th best Momentum, and is the cheapest country in our universe. Poland has the best Momentum, low Risk and cheap Valuations, but suffers from the worst Fundamentals. Both are top performers so far YTD.

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