Record inflation, soaring interest rates, war in Ukraine, energy crisis, shutdown of the Chinese economy… The elements were unleashed in 2022. “
The year will be remembered by investors for its character exceptional
,” notes Stéphane Monier, Investment Director at Lombard Odier.
At the end of September, the CAC 40 posted a drop of more than 20% compared to January.
It ended the year with a decline of 8.5%.
It thus limits the damage compared to other major indices.
The German Dax, its closest rival, lost almost 12%.
The EuroStoxx 50, the index of the 50 largest European companies, is losing around 11%.
His fall was largely cushioned by the French champions.
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The toll for 2022 is even bleaker on Wall Street: the Standard & Poor's 500, the benchmark for portfolio managers, tumbles nearly 20% this year, and the Nasdaq plunges nearly 35%.
The major American indices have been drawn…
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