Investment Market Update
A global sell-off in equities spread to Asia, with investors on edge as central banks step up talk of tighter policy conditions.
US stocks fell as the latest jobs report disappointed traders. General Electric closed down more than 3% after European regulators threatened the company.
UK stocks closed down 0.4%, led lower by Reckitt Benckiser which fell 1.5% after warning of reduced growth. Associated British Foods gained 2.6% after the company posted impressive results.
- Deutsche Bank is preparing to move large parts of the trading and investment-banking assets it currently books in London to Frankfurt in response to Britain's exit from the EU.
- A US-led effort to broker a United Nations Security Council statement condemning North Korea’s latest missile test has broken down, according to two officials, a setback for the Trump administration on one of its top foreign policy priorities.
|FTSE All Share||4,013.80||-0.40%||3.60%||12.45%|
|FTSE Small Cap||5,581.90||0.00%||8.50%||10.97%|
|St. James's Place||1,185.00||-0.90%||19.20%||3.85%|
|Euro Stoxx 600||380.43||-0.70%||5.30%||-1.20%|
|Dow Jones Ind||21,320.04||-0.70%||7.90%||13.42%|
|MSCI AC Asia Pacific||153.81||-0.20%||13.90%||2.34%|
|MSCI World (Developed)||1,909.01||-0.60%||9.00%||5.32%|
|MSCI AC World (Dev & Em)||463.25||-0.60%||9.80%||5.63%|
|MSCI Emerging Markets||1,006.16||-0.40%||16.70%||8.58%|
|MSCI AC World Value||206.402||-0.50%||6.20%||9.50%|
|MSCI AC World Growth||245.102||-0.60%||13.70%||1.81%|
|FTSE Gilts All Stocks||3,508.76||-0.70%||-0.40%||8.51%|
|FTSE Index Linked All Stocks||618.9||-1.20%||-2.80%||21.23%|
|ML Sterling Corporate Bonds||390.001||-0.50%||2.30%||10.75%|
|ML Global High Yield Bonds||363.794||0.00%||6.20%||15.01%|
|Brent Crude Oil||48.11||0.70%||-18.20%||23.39%|
|Consumer Goods and Services||21,880.44||-0.80%||11.20%||9.56%|
|Oil & Gas||7,571.72||0.00%||-11.40%||54.21%|
|$ per £||1.2922||-0.40%||4.70%||-16.25%|
|€ per £||1.1397||0.40%||-2.80%||-15.73%|
|¥ per £||146.311||-0.40%||1.30%||-22.69%|
|VIX Index (Volatility)||12.54||13.30%||-10.70%||-22.90%|
|Baltic Dry Index||829||-2.10%||-13.70%||101.05%|
|BoE Base Rate||0.25%|
|LIBOR (3 months)||0.30%|
|Consumer Price Index||2.90%|
|Retail Price Index||3.70%|
|Yields / Ratios|
|FTSE 100 Adj P/E||24.5761|
|FTSE All Share Adj P/E||23.1339|
|FTSE All Share Yld||3.85%|
|15yr Gilt Yield||1.69%|
|10yr Gilt Yield||1.32%|
|10yr US Tres Yield||2.37%|
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