Investment Market Update
Asian equities gained on Monday as traders held out hopes about developments in the trade war and ahead of a meeting of central bankers later in the week that may throw up clues on the outlook for markets.
US shares were up following media reports that the US and China are planning talks to resolve their trade dispute in November.
UK stocks ended Friday relatively flat, as the pound slipped against the euro, despite a rise against the dollar.
- Greece has successfully completed a three-year eurozone bailout programme designed to help it cope with the fallout from its debt crisis. For the first time in eight years, Greece is now free to borrow money on the financial markets.
- One of the co-founders of the fashion label Superdry has donated £1m to the campaign for another EU referendum. Multi-millionaire Julian Dunkerton said he was backing the People's Vote campaign because "we have a genuine chance to turn this around".
|FTSE All Share||4,153.82||0.0%||-1.6%||9.0%|
|FTSE Small Cap||5,827.55||0.2%||-1.4%||14.9%|
|St. James's Place||1,126.50||-0.1%||-8.1%||20.9%|
|Euro Stoxx 600||381.06||-0.1%||-2.1%||7.7%|
|Dow Jones Ind||25,669.32||0.4%||3.8%||25.1%|
|MSCI AC Asia Pacific||162.08||0.6%||-6.8%||28.7%|
|MSCI World (Developed)||2,138.11||0.3%||1.6%||20.1%|
|MSCI AC World (Dev & Em)||513.08||0.3%||0.0%||21.6%|
|MSCI Emerging Markets||1,022.94||0.1%||-11.7%||34.2%|
|MSCI AC World Value||215.55||0.4%||-3.8%||15.2%|
|MSCI AC World Growth||287.17||0.2%||3.8%||28.3%|
|FTSE Gilts All Stocks||3,618.95||-0.1%||0.8%||3.0%|
|FTSE Index Linked All Stocks||651.70||-0.3%||0.6%||2.3%|
|ML Sterling Corporate Bonds||398.40||0.0%||-0.6%||5.7%|
|ML Global High Yield Bonds||374.20||0.0%||-0.8%||9.7%|
|Brent Crude Oil||71.83||0.6%||11.6%||14.5%|
|Consumer Goods and Services||21,193.03||0.4%||-5.2%||13.6%|
|Oil & Gas||9,206.15||-0.1%||1.6%||6.0%|
|$ per £||1.27||-0.3%||-6.0%||9.5%|
|€ per £||1.12||0.3%||-0.7%||-4.0%|
|¥ per £||140.93||0.0%||-7.4%||5.3%|
|VIX Index (Volatility)||12.64||-6.0%||14.5%||-21.4%|
|Baltic Dry Index||1,723.00||0.2%||26.1%||42.1%|
|BoE Base Rate||0.75%|
|LIBOR (3 months)||0.80%|
|Consumer Price Index||2.50%|
|Retail Price Index||3.20%|
|Yields / Ratios|
|FTSE 100 Adj P/E||12.59|
|FTSE All Share Adj P/E||12.61|
|FTSE All Share Yld||4.09%|
|15yr Gilt Yield||1.52%|
|10yr Gilt Yield||1.24%|
|10yr US Tres Yield||2.86%|
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