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The secrets of seasonality

Last year, in 2011, the FTSE 100 index rose 3.9 per cent over the final five trading days of the year. By contrast, the previous year the market fell over the same period. So what, you may think. In the short term market moves are random - some years it will be up, some years down.

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By Stephen Eckett,
22 November 2012

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