November 2014

The FTSE 100 index experienced high levels of volatility over the first half of October as investors mulled the possibility of another economic downturn in the eurozone and, at one point, the blue-chip index dropped to its lowest level since the midd...

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In common with many other major markets, US equity indices endured a very volatile October, experiencing daily swings in excess of 2% in either direction. Although some of the volatility was caused by domestic factors relating to the economy and to i...

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October was a tough month for equity investors, who experienced a roller-coaster ride exacerbated by high levels of volatility. The catalogue of worries ranged widely – taking in geopolitical issues and the threat posed by the Ebola virus – but conce...

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