The Best (And Worst) Global Equity Markets In The First Quarter

Tyler Durden's picture

Japanese real estate stocks were broadly speaking the worst global equity performers in the first quarter of 2014 along with broad weakness in Russia and China (note US consumer discretionary was the 25th worst equity index in the world). At the other end of the spectrum, the quarter belonged to everything Middle-Eastern with Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Egypt, and Qatar all soaring (along with - somewhat remarkably) Greece, Portugal, and Italy...

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And the top and bottom 20 of the major indices that Bloomberg covers...


And in the US, here are the best and worst sectors...



Source: Bloomberg

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Squid Viscous's picture

like turds circling the bowl before the final flush...greece, italy,portugal, spain etc

ebworthen's picture

Holy Hell, the "Global Warming" farce being pushed again.

The economy sucks not because of corrupt governments, corporations, and banks; it's "Weather" and "Global Warming".

That's right kids, it's all your fault that shit is expensive; austerity, bail in's, and higher prices and taxes the only answer!

JenkinsLane's picture

"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed - and hence clamorous to be led to safety -

by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary." HL Mencken

JenkinsLane's picture

"Ho Chi Minh Stock Index" - what a great name.


You just know the guys who thought that one up were high-fiving themselves in the office afterwards.