The Morningstar Global Consumer Cyclical Index has slipped 10% year to date (Exhibit 1), roughly in line with the broader global equity market, as strength in consumer spending and confidence was modestly offset by increasing volatility due to the global political climate.
Exhibit 1: Cyclical stocks have modestly outperformed the broad market
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