A Look At World Equities Year To Date
Top equity market performance so far this year is Lebanon, and the worst is Argentina
Sources: ϕpost analysis, Factset data (country market capitalizations in trillions of US dollars)
The first quarter of 2021 is almost done, and we thought we'd have a look at the performance of equity markets around the world.
Using the FactSet series of world indices, whose total market capitalization currently stands at US$ 106 trillion, here are a couple of charts summarizing the best and worst performing markets this year :
- The performance metric is gross total return in USD (unhedged)
- Some of those country indices have very few companies in them: for example Lebanon has only 3, Luxembourg only 4