FTSE resurrected

Dominic Picarda

FTSE resurrected

The FTSE 100 has gone from ugly sister to Cinderella. Having lagged behind the US and German stock market indices for much of the past two years and more, the UK large-cap index has extended its impressive start to the new year, ending higher in four of the five trading sessions to Tuesday 15 January. It's a refreshing sight, to say the least. I've frequently gone many weeks at a time ignoring FTSE since 2011, preferring instead to trade the Nasdaq, S&P and DAX.

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