Global equities finished a tumultuous third quarter in positive territory with a modest return of 0.7%. Japan, China, and the UK were the top-performing regional markets while the US gained 1% as European markets declined. At a sector level, commodity and energy stocks were among the top performers, as both Russia and Saudi Arabia announced cuts to oil production which drove prices higher. Meanwhile, bond markets sold-off with US Treasuries suffering the biggest losses.
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