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Consumer Cyclical: Firms Exposed to E-Commerce, China Have Advantage

Brexit uncertainty, trade tension, and political unrest have pressured consumer cyclical stocks.

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Through March 25, the Morningstar Global Consumer Cyclical Index has rebounded 11% from its recent lows of late December, roughly in line with the broader global equity market. That said, the sector remains 6% below its June 2018 peak, as concerns around global growth amid a slowdown in China, Brexit uncertainty in the U.K., trade tensions with U.S. partners, and political protests in Europe have weighed on consumer cyclical performance.

Cyclical stocks are in line with the broad market - source: Morningstar Analysts

Erin Lash does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.