Investment Market Update
Most global stocks continued to make gains amid rising optimism that US Republicans will be able to pass their tax plan this week.
- The US administration has said North Korea was "directly responsible" for the WannaCry malware attack affecting hospitals, businesses and banks across the world earlier this year.
- The UK's medical profession is at a "crunch point", facing the prospect of too few doctors to treat rising numbers of patients, the regulator says. The General Medical Council says the supply of medics has failed to keep up with demand and warns against the over-reliance on overseas staff post-Brexit.
|FTSE All Share||4,136.81||0.7%||6.8%||12.5%|
|FTSE Small Cap||5,793.83||0.4%||12.6%||11.0%|
|St. James's Place||1,194.00||0.8%||17.8%||3.9%|
|Euro Stoxx 600||392.66||1.2%||8.6%||-1.2%|
|Dow Jones Ind||24,792.20||0.6%||25.5%||13.4%|
|MSCI AC Asia Pacific||171.68||1.0%||27.1%||2.3%|
|MSCI World (Developed)||2,104.02||0.9%||20.1%||5.3%|
|MSCI AC World (Dev & Em)||511.68||0.9%||21.3%||5.6%|
|MSCI Emerging Markets||1,130.39||1.1%||31.1%||8.6%|
|MSCI AC World Value||223.11||0.9%||14.8%||9.5%|
|MSCI AC World Growth||276.46||1.0%||28.2%||1.8%|
|FTSE Gilts All Stocks||3,605.64||0.1%||2.3%||8.5%|
|FTSE Index Linked All Stocks||648.97||0.1%||1.9%||21.2%|
|ML Sterling Corporate Bonds||401.35||0.1%||5.3%||10.7%|
|ML Global High Yield Bonds||375.70||0.1%||9.7%||15.0%|
|Brent Crude Oil||63.41||0.3%||8.2%||23.4%|
|Consumer Goods and Services||22,087.39||0.4%||12.2%||9.6%|
|Oil & Gas||8,839.82||0.2%||3.4%||54.2%|
|$ per £||1.33||-0.5%||7.9%||-16.3%|
|€ per £||1.13||-0.2%||-3.4%||-15.7%|
|¥ per £||149.98||-0.4%||3.8%||-22.7%|
|VIX Index (Volatility)||9.53||1.2%||-32.1%||-22.9%|
|Baltic Dry Index||1,588.00||-1.9%||65.2%||101.1%|
|BoE Base Rate||0.50%|
|LIBOR (3 months)||0.52%|
|Consumer Price Index||3.10%|
|Retail Price Index||3.90%|
|Yields / Ratios|
|FTSE 100 Adj P/E||20.43|
|FTSE All Share Adj P/E||19.82|
|FTSE All Share Yld||3.71%|
|15yr Gilt Yield||1.47%|
|10yr Gilt Yield||1.15%|
|10yr US Tres Yield||2.39%|
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