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UK Markets Chart Book

18 January, 2018

Will UK equities continue to climb?

UK equity prices have risen substantially over the past month alongside those in other developed markets, with the FTSE 100 up by around 3%, to 7,700 points. What’s more, this gain in the FTSE has not merely been a by-product of sterling weakness – the pound has risen against the dollar and held broadly steady against the euro. However, we doubt that the rally can gather much more steam, even if the economy performs fairly well, as we expect. Current valuations are stretched, and a secular weakness

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