In our latest monthly investment update for July 2018, we look at how the investment markets, global economy and commodity prices are performing. The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares finished June largely flat at 7,661.77, down slightly from 7,678.20 points at the end of May, a decrease of 16.43 points or 0.21% during the month. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revised up economic growth in the first quarter of 2018 from 0.1% to 0.2%. The moderate increase was a result of construction output declining by 0.8% in the first quarter, a smaller decrease than the 2.7% that was expected due to the severe cold weather.
July 2018 Investment & Economic Update
This 1,078 word blog post provides an update on global investment markets and the global economy at the start of July 2018. Written on 2nd July 2018.