Phil D'Iorio / October 8th, 2020

Global Strategy Third Quarter Review

After generating very robust returns during the second quarter, global equity markets continued to climb higher in the third quarter. The key factors that drove stocks higher included improving economic conditions and massive amounts of stimulus provided by central banks around the world. As Q4 gets underway and as we look ahead to next year, the key forces that will impact the stock market include the economy, government stimulus, the US Presidential Election, and COVID-19.