Investment Market Update
Asian stocks fall as investors rattled by North Korean missile launch.The region was rattled by a ballistic missile launch in which the projectile flew over Japan and fell into the Pacific Ocean.
US stocks were mixed on Monday as investors assessed the fallout of the devastation wrought by Tropical Storm Harvey in Texas.
UK stock markets were closed on Monday for the Bank Holiday.
- Shared economic interests must be a priority in the Brexit negotiations, UK and German trade bodies have urged. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce (DIHK) said uncertainty over "business critical" issues such as workers' rights, tax and customs arrangements needed to be tackled. DIHK said the uncertainty was affecting German firms which traded with the UK.
- Uber has chosen Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi to be its chief executive, ending months of speculation in the firm's search for a new leader.
|FTSE All Share||4,054.63||0.0%||4.7%||12.5%|
|FTSE Small Cap||5,673.06||0.0%||10.3%||11.0%|
|St. James's Place||1,189.00||0.0%||19.6%||3.9%|
|Euro Stoxx 600||372.29||-0.5%||3.0%||-1.2%|
|Dow Jones Ind||21,808.40||0.0%||10.4%||13.4%|
|MSCI AC Asia Pacific||160.47||0.0%||18.8%||2.3%|
|MSCI World (Developed)||1,946.28||0.1%||11.1%||5.3%|
|MSCI AC World (Dev & Em)||475.37||0.1%||12.7%||5.6%|
|MSCI Emerging Markets||1,085.08||0.0%||25.8%||8.6%|
|MSCI AC World Value||209.53||0.0%||7.8%||9.5%|
|MSCI AC World Growth||254.19||0.1%||17.9%||1.8%|
|FTSE Gilts All Stocks||3,607.51||0.0%||2.4%||8.5%|
|FTSE Index Linked All Stocks||651.71||0.0%||2.4%||21.2%|
|ML Sterling Corporate Bonds||399.76||0.0%||4.9%||10.7%|
|ML Global High Yield Bonds||370.94||0.2%||8.3%||15.0%|
|Brent Crude Oil||51.89||-1.0%||-11.8%||23.4%|
|Consumer Goods and Services||22,227.82||0.0%||12.9%||9.6%|
|Oil & Gas||7,796.51||0.0%||-8.8%||54.2%|
|$ per £||1.29||-0.4%||4.4%||-16.3%|
|€ per £||1.08||0.0%||-7.9%||-15.7%|
|¥ per £||140.90||-0.2%||-2.5%||-22.7%|
|VIX Index (Volatility)||11.32||0.4%||-19.4%||-22.9%|
|Baltic Dry Index||1,209.00||0.0%||25.8%||101.1%|
|BoE Base Rate||0.25%|
|LIBOR (3 months)||0.28%|
|Consumer Price Index||2.60%|
|Retail Price Index||3.60%|
|Yields / Ratios|
|FTSE 100 Adj P/E||22.24|
|FTSE All Share Adj P/E||21.36|
|FTSE All Share Yld||3.83%|
|15yr Gilt Yield||1.43%|
|10yr Gilt Yield||1.05%|
|10yr US Tres Yield||2.16%|
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