After the volatile start of the year for many asset classes, trends turned in the middle of February. Since then it has largely been a one-way move. So, where do we stand now? In this post we review the current trend phase situation among asset classes. For details check the Trend Phase Report.
- The main concentration of asset classes is now found in the Strength and Bull Phases, 71% in total. Merely 14% are in the weaker phases.
- Commodities are mostly in Recovery or Strength. CO Precious Metals have trended strongly – currently in the Bull Phase.
- Emerging Markets equities have moved into Recovery and Strength Phases. US equities are somewhat stronger.
- Fixed-Income is mostly split between Bull and Warning, FI US High-Yield lagging some.
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Turning the corner of another month, we review the current Trend Phases among asset classes.
- The concentration to the Bear Phase of late has decreased significantly during the last month – now standing at 23%.
- Commodities are still depressed.
- Emerging Markets equities have to a large extent moved into Recovery Phase, with US equities somewhat stronger.
- Fixed-Income is toppling – in Warning or Weakness.
For details check the Trend Phase Report.
Given the recent market turmoil, we check the current Trend Modes among asset classes.
- The majority of asset classes are now in Bear Mode – amounting to 61%.
- Emerging Markets equities are particularly depressed.
- A few US Fixed-Income asset classes are in Bull Mode.
For details view the Trend Mode Report.
- The Bull Mode concentration is still high at 55%.
- Emerging Markets equities have all left the Bear.
- Fixed-Income asset classes are generally in Bull Mode, despite a year of decreasing US QE support.
For details check the Trend Mode Report.
Given the recent geopolitical tensions, how are various asset classes reacting? Multiple asset classes within Emerging Markets have left Bear mode, moving into Recovery and Strength. For details view the Trend Mode Report.