Global Matters Weekly – 21 February 2022

Taking the (not so) long view

by Robert White, CFA

“While investors cannot control their natural behavioural instincts, we should focus on what we can control. “

Market Snapshot

  • Global equities fell -1.8% last week
  • The ongoing geopolitical tensions and the move to price in additional rate hikes led to further declines in equities
  • Brent crude returned -1.0% over the week to $93.5 a barrel
  • Gold returned 2.1% to $1898.4 per ounce