Investment Market Update
Asian stocks were higher Tuesday amid doubts about the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the US and China.
US stocks rose with optimism over China-US trade talks.
UK stocks rose as a result of strong mining stocks, which made a significant increase.
- Tesla shares remained volatile on Monday amid doubts about Elon Musk's ability to take the company private. Shares in the electric car maker started trade down more than 4%, but recovered to close in positive territory.
- Shares in luxury handbag maker Mulberry plunged 30% after it said it was setting aside £3m to cover the cost of House of Fraser's troubles. The company also warned full-year profits could be "materially reduced" if current tough UK trading continued into the second half of the year.
|FTSE All Share||4,171.57||0.4%||-1.2%||9.0%|
|FTSE Small Cap||5,846.75||0.3%||-1.1%||14.9%|
|St. James's Place||1,147.50||1.9%||-6.4%||20.9%|
|Euro Stoxx 600||383.23||0.6%||-1.5%||7.7%|
|Dow Jones Ind||25,758.69||0.3%||4.2%||25.1%|
|MSCI AC Asia Pacific||162.93||0.5%||-6.3%||28.7%|
|MSCI World (Developed)||2,145.24||0.3%||2.0%||20.1%|
|MSCI AC World (Dev & Em)||515.19||0.4%||0.4%||21.6%|
|MSCI Emerging Markets||1,033.65||1.0%||-10.8%||34.2%|
|MSCI AC World Value||216.37||0.4%||-3.4%||15.2%|
|MSCI AC World Growth||288.44||0.4%||4.2%||28.3%|
|FTSE Gilts All Stocks||3,623.02||0.1%||0.9%||3.0%|
|FTSE Index Linked All Stocks||651.94||0.0%||0.6%||2.3%|
|ML Sterling Corporate Bonds||398.80||0.1%||-0.5%||5.7%|
|ML Global High Yield Bonds||374.63||0.1%||-0.7%||9.7%|
|Brent Crude Oil||72.21||0.5%||12.1%||14.5%|
|Consumer Goods and Services||21,267.68||0.4%||-4.9%||13.6%|
|Oil & Gas||9,267.99||0.7%||2.3%||6.0%|
|$ per £||1.27||-0.3%||-5.7%||9.5%|
|€ per £||1.11||-0.1%||-1.0%||-4.0%|
|¥ per £||140.87||-0.1%||-7.5%||5.3%|
|VIX Index (Volatility)||12.49||-1.2%||13.1%||-21.4%|
|Baltic Dry Index||1,727.00||0.2%||26.4%||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||12.64|
|FTSE All Share Adj P/E||12.65|
|FTSE All Share Yld||4.07%|
|15yr Gilt Yield||1.51%|
|10yr Gilt Yield||1.22%|
|10yr US Tres Yield||2.82%|
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