Credit Suisse published the latest edition of their famous Credit Suisse Global Investment Returns Yearbook 2017 last month. Unlike the previous years, the free version available online is this year is the summary edition. Investors can find a fascinating collection of investment stats in this yearbook. The following are two charts from this year’s edition.
1.Relative Sizes of World Stock Markets: 1899 vs.2016:
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2. Industry weights in the USA and UK, 1900 compared with 2017
Source: Credit Suisse