TOUGH YEAR

Written By: GaryK - Jan• 04•12

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It has been a poor year for the markets. The MSCI world stock markets index fell by 8.5% in 2011, and the index for developed markets fell by 7.6%. The euro area’s biggest economies fared particularly badly, with markets in Italy, France and Germany down by 25%, 17% and 15% respectively. But the prize for the worst performing of the stock market indices we track each week goes to Greece, which decreased by over 50% during the year.

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SOURCE: http://www.economist.com

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