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Weekly Market Update

Regional Paths of 2023 Earnings Expectations

Senior Investment Strategist

Insight of the Week

  • Since the equity market lows in October 2022, MSCI Europe has returned almost 34%, which is roughly 1.5x the next closest region (Japan), while the S&P 500 has seen a comparatively low 16% bounce.
  • Factors such as cheap valuations, a weakening dollar, and softening inflation have driven the European outperformance in recent months, but most importantly, it’s been the path of earnings expectations.

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