Market Numbers Friday 26th October 2012

Market Numbers

This Week:  After a positive start to the week, the markets deteriorated toward the mid week, languishing around the 5800 level, recovering somewhat Thursday before falling away again at the end of the week, with a small rally before Friday close. Markets ended the week lower than at the start. FTSE 100 Peak: 5911.03; Trough: 5753.31

The Month: The high point over the last month remained last week’s Peak at 5928.27. The low point was 5740.52 at the start of October 2012. The FTSE 100 has improved slightly over the last month, although it has experienced rises and falls before reaching its current position, with an overall positive trend so far. Despite the rises and falls of this month, October has seen a general increase in the overall level compared to three months ago. 

The figures below are closing numbers as at Friday 26th October 2012

FTSE 100                              5806.71     -1.52%    on the week

FTSE All Share                     3034.74     -1.46%    on the week

Brent Crude $ per barrel    109.55       -2.55%     on the week

Gold $ per troy ounce         1716.00      -1.21%     on the week

Silver $ per troy ounce        31.67         -2.04%     on the week

MPC Base Rate  %               0.50  (Bank of England Base/Repo Rate) since 05/03/2009

Euro Repo Rate %                0.75  since 05/07/2012

US Libor %                             0.15350   last week : 0.15350

Euro Libor %                         0.01286   last week : 0.01357

GBP Libor %                          0.48500   last week : 0.48625

Euro Euribor 3 mnths %     0.20   last week : 0.0.20

Sterling CDs 3 mnths %       0.50  last week : 0.65

RONIA  %                              0.4070  l wk : 0.4378  (Repurchase Overnight Index Ave Rate)

SONIA   %                              0.4347  l wk : 0.4390 (Sterling Overnight Index Ave Rate)

HFRX                                      1135.13         -0.57%  on the week  (Global Hedge Fund Index)

One Pound will buy 1.6098 US Dollars

One Pound will buy 1.2449 Euros

CPI Inflation stands at 2.2% as at Sept 2012     Currently the Gov’t measure of inflation

Retail Prices Index :     2.6% as at Sept 2012     Previously the Gov’t measure of inflation

10 Year Government Bond (Gilt)  Price £99.05 Yield 1.86%

KEY to Important Indeces:

RONIA – Repurchase Overnight Index Average Rate – Launched June 2011

About The Editor

Fresh Views and Up to Date News...
This entry was posted in Chartered Financial Planner, Independent Financial Advice, Investments, Markets and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.