Global Market Index Continues Gains In September

Major asset classes from around the world continued to post gains in September. The GMI or Global Market Index is a passive, unmanaged, market-value weighted index of all major global asset classes. September recorded another gain for the year with a 1.2% increase with the index up an impressive 14% year to date.

Year to date, the leader in percentage increase is the U.S. REIT’s with nearly a 27% gain. The Russell 3000 and S&P 500 also have substantial gains of roughly 20% on the year. Commodities and Emerging market government bonds have done the worst of the assets tracked with low single-digit returns on the year.

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