Mercer’s First Quarter 2022 Market Review   

as of March 31, 2022                                                                                                                                                                                                 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has heightened tensions around the globe. The human impact has been devastating and the risk of escalation remains.  While markets have remained relatively calm to date, the supply shock to energy and other commodities raises downside economic risks. The war’s impact on food inputs … Continued

WEBINAR: Mercer Market Update 2022

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Webinar: Estate Planning

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March 2022 Special Market Update

Mercer is closely following the events unfolding in Ukraine and we wanted to provide an update given the increased levels of volatility that global financial markets have been experiencing. We are extremely saddened to learn about Russia’s military aggression and the likely devastating humanitarian impact. Our thoughts and prayers are with the millions of Ukrainian … Continued

Mercer’s Fourth Quarter 2021 Market Review

as of December 31, 2021 Ongoing supply chain issues, the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant and the potential for monetary tightening weighed on the growth outlook during the fourth quarter. While shipping prices remain elevated, they are well below their peak levels of 2021, which should begin providing some price relief to both consumers … Continued

WEBINAR: New Year, New Markets 2022

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Mercer’s Third Quarter 2021 Market Review

as of September 30, 2021                                                                        The third quarter of 2021 started with optimism over re-openings, but ended with global slowdown fears. Over the first half of the quarter, the US, UK and much of Europe relaxed restrictions, which helped drive markets.  However, concerns over the delta variant prompted some economies, particularly in the … Continued