Below is a look at the year-to-date performance for the major stock market indices of 77 countries around the world, according to Bespoke.
All four of the big BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) emerging markets are down on the year. China is doing the best of the BRICs with a YTD decline of 1.19%. India is down 1.32%, while Brazil and Russia are now down double digit percentages.
Brazil and Russia are both having very rough 2013s through mid-April – even Namibia and Jamaica are doing better.