2011 Stock Market Returns by Country
by Todd BuntonDecember 30, 2011 | Comments : 13 Recommended this article: (2)
This page is temporarily not available. Please check later as it should be available shortly. If you have any questions, please email customer support at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-767-3771 ext. 9339.
For the global investor, this was a rough year for stocks. Excluding the U.S., global stock market returns are a lousy -14% in 2011, with -13% for developed markets and -18% for emerging markets.
Take a look at the returns by country in 2011. The U.S. looks like the nicest house on a bad block:
***Revised from previous article. All data as of January 1, 2012.***
Once all the rage, the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China) have now underperformed for the second straight year. Each of them face headwinds as we head into 2012, but have their stock markets gotten beaten up too much? The MSCI Emerging Market Index (EEM) is trading at just 11x trailing earnings. Will 2012 mark the end of their losing streak?
And if you were forced to pick a country outside of the U.S. to invest in for 2012, which would it be?
They're hand-picked from the list of Zacks Rank #1 Strong Buys. Our experts predict that their prices will jump the soonest. Today, you can see them free.
Please login to Zacks.com or register to post a comment.