Markets 2015 More Of The Same?

BIG PICTURE – During the previous year, the stock markets of the developed world consolidated whereas the majority of the developing nations performed poorly. 
In 2014, the European stock markets essentially traded sideways, Japan produced modest growth and unsurprisingly, Wall Street delivered the best returns. Over in the developing world, the commodities producing nations (Brazil and Russia) fared badly, whereas China, India, Philippines and Thailand produced decent growth.