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Global & GCC Capital Markets Review: August 2022

September 05 , 2022

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Executive Summary

A monthly publication that covers the performance of GCC and global Capital markets (Equity & Fixed Income)

Key Trends

  • S&P GCC composite index gained 0.7% for the month, as GCC markets outperform global markets despite a sharp fall in the oil prices.
  • Kuwait index fell by 0.1% in August. Technology sector declined the most for August, falling by 14.8%.
  • Developed market equities were negative in August, with MSCI World losing 4.3% on account of interest rate hikes by Fed.
  • Oil prices were down by 12.3% for August 2022, due to fall in global demand and potential Iran nuclear deal while natural gas gained 10.9% due to supply restrictions from Russia.

Table of Content

  • GCC Asset Class Monthly Performance
  • Global Asset Class Monthly Performance
  • Equities - Kuwait
  • Equities - GCC & Emerging Markets
  • Equities - Developed Markets
  • Fixed Income -  GCC & Developed Markets
  • Oil Market
  • Cryptocurrencies


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