March 2015 – Economic Review

March 2015 - Economic Review

Equity markets generally were lower during March, with select emerging markets falling the most.

A stronger U.S. dollar contributed significantly to negative emerging markets performance, led by losses in Latin America as investors reacted to a surge in political and corporate corruption, coupled with weak commodity prices.

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In this issue:

  • USD vs Local Currency Equity Returns
  • Fed’s Rate Hike Decision Targets
  • U.S. Crude Oil Storage Changes
  • Market Returns as of March 31, 2015