Market Review - August 2022 »


International Equities

Global growth concerns rose during August with many forecasters revising their estimates for regional and global economic growth lower, this saw US, Europe and Japan all declining in local currency terms. Unhedged returned -2.72%, whilst hedged returned -3.55% across the month, which was in stark contrast from last month’s strong returns. The key drivers were the risks of rising interest rates, inflation surging in Europe, and lastly weaker consumer and business sentiment (as shown by the Markit PMI surveys). Please click here for more information