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August 2021 Monthly Market Update

August 5, 2021 in Market Updates

Developed equity markets rose during July. U.S. stocks led the way with a gain of 2.4% (iShares Core S&P 500 ETF). Developed international markets notched a 0.5% return (Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF). The headlines in July came out of emerging markets, more specifically China. Emerging-market stocks fell 5.9%...