Dexterity ETF portfolio progress
Stock markets are experiencing a difficult time, because the trade war escalated last week. US President Donald Trump said he would place tariffs on Brazilian and Argentinian steel and aluminium imports, while also raising the prospect of imposing new tariffs on France. He said the South American countries’ weak currencies made it difficult for US food producers to compete. Meanwhile the proposed tariffs on $2.4bn of French goods – including cheese, champagne and handbags – came in response to French plans to impose a digital services tax that would impact large US tech companies, among others.
The Dexterity portfolio continues to follow the shape of well-known indices - here in AJ Bell's chart it's plotted (red) against the FTSE All-Share (grey) and MSCI Global Growth (black).