Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services - February 12, 2018 - Weekly Market Update

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This Weekly Market Update from Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors, LLC reviews the increased volatility in financial markets last week:

  • Volatility abruptly increased and key market indices experienced 10%+ declines before rallying again on Friday
  • Potential contributing factors include rising interest rates, concerns about higher inflation and increasingly extended valuations
  • Equity markets have been unusually calm in recent years, so the return of market turbulence is not necessarily surprising