Milliman FRM Insight: August 2015 Market Commentary

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By Adam Schenck, Jeff Greco, Joe Becker | 10 September 2015
As August wound down and families enjoyed the last few lazy days of summer, financial markets clearly had another idea in mind. After trading in a relatively tight range for most of the summer, the last two weeks of August were marked by volatility, the likes of which haven’t been seen since 2011. We attribute this heightened volatility to the confluence of global macro conditions with technical factors.