Category Archives: VNQ

Rising Geopolitical Tension Lifts Foreign Bond ETFs

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Stocks, real estate securities, and high-yield bonds took a hit last week as saber-rattling between the US and North Korea triggered a moderate round of de-risking. The leading beneficiary from last week’s push into safe havens: foreign government bonds in developed markets. This slice of fixed income posted the biggest gain among the major asset […]

Foreign Stocks Continue To Shine In Early August

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Stocks in off-shore markets were the top performers among the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Equities in developed countries posted the strongest weekly advance, fractionally ahead of stocks in emerging markets. Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets (VEA) secured its fourth straight weekly gain over the five trading days through […]

Commodities Continue To Rebound, Rising To Two-Month High

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A broadly defined index of commodities rose for a third straight week, posting the strongest gain among the major asset classes over the five trading days through July 28, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Supported by higher prices for crude oil and gold, commodities overall increased to a two-month high at Friday’s close. […]

Another Week Of Across-The-Board Gains For Global Markets

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For a second week in a row, all the broad categories of global markets posted gains. Led by a sharp advance in foreign government bonds in developed markets, the major asset classes dispensed a clean sweep of price increases, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The top performer for the five trading days through […]

Most Markets Fell Last Week, Except For US Stocks

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Red ink dominated the first week of trading in July. The main exception: equities in the US, which edged higher. Otherwise, across-the-board losses weighed on the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. US stocks bucked last week’s selling wave, albeit only slightly. Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) was fractionally higher, inching […]

US REITs Continue To Rebound

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US real estate investment trusts (REITs) posted the strongest performance last week among the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The gain extends a rebound for securitized real estate that began in mid-May. Vanguard REIT (VNQ) increased 1.5% over the five trading days through Friday, May 16. The rise marks the […]

Most Markets Declined Last Week

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The first full week of trading in June took a bite out of most markets. Only US real estate investment trusts (REITs) and broadly defined commodities bucked the downward trend for the major asset classes last week, based on a set of representative exchange-traded products. Vanguard REIT (VNQ) posted the strongest performance for the week […]

Emerging-Markets Stocks Rise To 2-Year High

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Equities in emerging markets advanced last week, posting the best performance among the major asset classes and touching a two-year high, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) increased 1.8% over the five trading days through May 12 – the best weekly increase in two months for the fund. The […]

Emerging-Markets Stocks Rise To 2-Year High

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Equities in emerging markets advanced last week, posting the best performance among the major asset classes and touching a two-year high, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) increased 1.8% over the five trading days through May 12 – the best weekly increase in two months for the fund. The […]

Emerging-Markets Stocks Rise To 2-Year High

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Equities in emerging markets advanced last week, posting the best performance among the major asset classes and touching a two-year high, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) increased 1.8% over the five trading days through May 12 – the best weekly increase in two months for the fund. The […]