U.S. Dollar Liquidity vs. MSCI World

U.S. Dollar Liquidity vs. MSCI World U.S. dollar liquidity should continue to grow this year and support global equity markets. Image: Saxo Bank

Relative Performance MSCI Europe vs. MSCI USA

Relative Performance MSCI Europe vs. MSCI USA The relative performance of European stocks vs. the U.S. is at its lowest level in 50 years. Will this year be Europe’s time to outperform? Image: Legg Mason

MSCI World vs. Global Composite PMI

MSCI World vs. Global Composite PMI Global stock markets are very optimistic, as soft and hard indicators suggest that the global slowdown may have bottomed out. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

MSCI ACWI and S&P 500 Forward P/E Multiple

MSCI ACWI and S&P 500 Forward P/E Multiple This year, the forward P/E multiple for global equities and for the S&P 500 increased by approximately 24%. Historically, multiples contract or remain flat following years of big multiple expansion. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

MSCI Europe Relative to S&P 500

MSCI Europe Relative to S&P 500 The relative range between the MSCI Europe Index and the S&P 500 has been broken since the European financial crisis. Since 2011, European equities have underperformed the U.S. at a -5.5% annual rate. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

BofA Fund Managers Sentiment vs. MSCI ACWI TR

BofA Fund Managers Sentiment vs. MSCI ACWI TR Fund managers are euphoric about the future state of the global economy, but the chart suggests that the euphoria has not yet reached the warning zone. Image: Tomasz Hońdo