Global Markets endured a great deal of headlines but not much movement on matters such as the US federal
budget in Washington, D.C. and ended the week in negative territory. Equities were off on average 1% for the
week as the US House ‘approved’ budget was considered ‘not clean’ because it included some add-ons (most
notably a provision to delay Obamacare for one year) which the Senate found offensive.
The complete 9/30 Market Watch Summary is available online.