European Equity Funds Buy Energy Stocks

How have the professional investors been reacting to the challenging European stock markets? Morningstar's Muna Abu-Habsa reveals their purchases

Muna Abu-Habsa 17 May, 2018 | 8:44AM

 

Muna Abu-Habsa: European equity investors have had a lot thrown at them at the start of 2018, with the broad market index down 1% so far this year. We saw a surge in stock market volatility in February, which was worsened by inflation and interest rate concerns, and followed by global trade uncertainties in March. The highlight on the political front was the Italian election, but that was inconclusive and it didn’t actually have much of an impact on the market.

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Muna Abu-Habsa  is a senior investment research analyst at Morningstar

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