Europe Equity Sector Scatterplot: Long-Term Performance vs Risk

July 2, 2021

Europe Large Caps

Comparing 10-year return and risk data for sectors in Europe, several observations can be made.

  • The sectors with the lowest volatility in the past 10 years were Consumer Staples and Health Care. The highest volatility sector or sub-sectors were Banks and Energy.
  • The best performing sectors in the past 10 years were Information Technology and Consumer Discretionary. The worst performing sectors or sub-sectors were Banks and Energy.
  • Adjusting for risk, the best performing sectors were Information Technology and Health Care.

Source: Bloomberg Finance L.P., data as of 05/31/2021. Returns are in USD.
MSCI Europe Index: The MSCI Europe Net Total Return USD Index is a free-float weighted equity index designed to measure the equity market performance of the developed markets in Europe.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. The referenced index is shown for informational purposes only and is not meant to represent the Fund. Investors cannot directly invest in an index.

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