09 Oct 2012, by
Tom Roseen highlights Q3 equity fund trends in this WebEx presentation. Despite the proverbial cloud hovering over the global market during the quarter, investors found a reason to cheer: central bank intervention. The on-again, off-again story surrounding Greece, Italy, and Spain from Q2 appeared to play into equity participants’ plans. Investors throughout the third quarter bet that global central bankers would do whatever it took to keep their individual economies on track. Quarterly equity fund performance was unexpectedly strong, with the average equity fund gaining 5.72%, erasing all of Q2’s loss (-5.19%).