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C WorldWide Investment Report – Q4 2023

In Q4 the strategy returned 7.7%, higher than the MSCI AC World Index which returned 5.0%. The quarter saw very strong global equity markets as interest rates peaked in mid-October and fell towards the end of the year. As we sum up the year 2023, one interesting data point worth noting is that the Nasdaq Index rose the most since 1999, performing strongly even during the first half of the year despite rising interest rates.

Report Highlights

  • C WorldWide Global Equities ex. Tobacco – Fourth Quarter Commentary
  • Opportunities Arising from Divergence and Change – Bo Knudsen, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
  • Showcasing AI Portfolio Exposure
  • The Market For Heat Pumps Is Heating Up – Catrin Jansson, Portfolio Manager and Marcus Bellander, Analyst
  • The Struggle to Achieve Net Zero Emissions– Morten Springborg, Global Thematic Specialist


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