Weekly comment MM Prime TFI - July 4, 2016
In the last week of June the market sentiment was bullish. In Europe, French CAC40 rose by 4.1%, British FTSE250 went up by 2.4% and German DAX took off by 2.3%. In the US, the NASDAQ increased by 3.3%, while the S&P500 and the DJI soared by 3.2%. As a result, within five days major stock indices recovered all the losses which had been reported on “Brexit Black Friday”. The latest macroeconomic data contributed to improving the market tone. In the US, the GDP growth for the first quarter of 2016 stood at 2.1% y/y and 1.1% q/q. These results exceeded the market expectations.