Countries

Countries with most attractive valuations (and momentum)

# Country CAPE PE P/S 26w RS
1 Russia 7.60 5.70 0.80 1.0700
2 Turkey 8.00 10.30 0.60 1.1800
3 Italy 21.10 14.40 0.70 1.0700
4 China 14.60 10.00 1.10 1.0700
5 Hungary 16.70 10.10 0.60 1.0500
6 Austria 16.70 11.60 0.70 1.0500
7 Korea (South) 12.10 15.20 0.60 1.0400
8 Israel 16.50 21.10 1.20 1.0800
9 Spain 14.10 15.00 1.20 1.0300
10 Portugal 16.80 15.80 0.70 1.0400

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