Article preview: In our latest monthly investment update for March 2019, we look at how the investment markets, the global economy and commodity prices are performing. The FTSE 100 index of leading UK company shares experienced another positive month in February, helping to reserve more of the losses experienced by investors in the final part of last year. The index closed at the end of February at 7,074.73 points, rising by 106.58 points or 1.53% during the month. Investor confidence appears to be improving, with figures from the latest State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) showing a 1.5 point rise during February. The Global ICI rose to 70.9, up from January’s revised reading of 69.4.
March 2019 Investment & Economic Update
This 1,050 word blog post reviews the global investment markets and economies at the start of March 2019. Includes coverage of investor confidence, US economic performance, eurozone and UK price inflation, UK manufacturing sector activity, Brexit uncertainty, UK housing market figures, and oil price forecasts.
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