Relative performance of global sectors during 2008

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 | 12:00 PM
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My pal Mike Panzner points out that "Not surprisingly, defensive groups have been the star relative performers on a global basis during 2008.
 
Otherwise, I suppose the most interesting thing is that materials shares have actually fared worse than financials, as well as the fact that the consumer discretionary group is more-or-less in the middle of the pack.

Sector

YTD Performance Relative to S&P Global 1200

Health Care

45.75%

Consumer Staples

21.38%

Energy

9.63%

Utilities

7.37%

Telecom Services

4.11%

Consumer Discretion

-3.75%

Info Technology

-7.62%

Industrials

-13.95%

Financials

-14.84%

Materials

-18.83%

 

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Does this mean Health Care is down ONLY half as much as the market, that is comforting.

Posted by: garthdbrown | Oct 22, 2008 12:05:47 PM

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