Rising Markets and Complacency Risk

The first half of 2019 closed with positive performance globally across equity indices. The S&P 500, Hang Seng and Nikkei 225 posted year-to-rate returns of 17.35%, 10.43% and 6.30% respectively. This sort of market performance produces an opportunity for investors to become complacent with the headlines but throw caution to the fundamentals. Read Rising Markets and Complacency Risk for a deeper dive on the current investment landscape.