Article preview: In our latest monthly investment update for December 2018, we look at how the investment markets, global economy and commodity prices are performing. Following the sharp 5% fall in October, the FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares was rather more subdued in November. The popular index finished the month at 6,970.78 points, down from 7,128.10 points at the end of October, a fall of 157.32 points or 2.2% during the month. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released third quarter data showing that the UK economy grew by 0.6% in the three months from July to September, up from 0.4% in the second quarter. The third quarter figure is the highest since 0.7% growth during the fourth quarter of 2016.
December 2018 Investment & Economic Update
This 1,278 word blog post shares an update on the global investment markets and economy, with commentary across different investment areas. Written on 3rd December 2018.
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