FTSE 350 Review 2018 

FTSE 350 2018 review

FTSE 350 2018 review

The major UK indices lagged those of rival overseas bourses though 2017, though the FTSE 350 still exited last year at a then record high of 4,277, an 8 per cent annual gain, and has continued rising through the early part of this year. Depending on how you measure these things, the ongoing advance in equities is now either the second- or fifth-longest on record, but it has been achieved concurrently with what’s been described as “the biggest monetary experiment in history”. By any measure, we’re in the late cycle stage of the bull market, the only question is how much longer is it sustainable? We might find out soon enough now the US Federal Reserve has started reducing its vast balance sheet built up in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.

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