Article preview: In our latest monthly investment update for November 2018, we look at how the investment markets, global economy and commodity prices are performing. Global equities experienced a brutal October, marked by the return of volatility and some sharp daily movements. The FTSE 100 index of leading UK shares finished the month down 382.1 points or 5.09% at 7,128.10 points. At the end of the month, stocks managed to stage their first two-day rally. In the US, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 241 points, resulting in a 650 point gain over two days, with the S&P 500 index gaining more than 1% in a couple of days.
November 2018 Investment & Economic Update
This 797 word blog post provides a monthly investment and economic update, describing a ‘brutal’ October with a return to volatility for global equity markets, along with economic growth figures, an update on the UK housing market and how commodity prices are behaving. Written on 1st November 2018.
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