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International opportunities

A global snapshot reveals strengthening growth momentum in many international markets. Yet many U.S. investors may have insufficient exposure to them.

Economic Expansions and Recessions
Investors remain underweight international stocks
 
  • International equities comprise over half of the global equity market capitalization, forming a lion's share of the global opportunity in stocks.
  • Global equity correlations have returned to pre-crisis levels. As a result, diversification into international equities could benefit investors.
  • Despite the growth and diversification benefits that international stocks can offer, research suggests that many U.S. investors are underweight non-U.S. equities.
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