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FTSE 100 Index (^FTSE) Seasonal Chart

FTSE 100 Index (^FTSE) Seasonal Chart

The above chart represents the seasonality for the FTSE 100 Index (^FTSE) for the past 20 years.

  • Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
  • Type: Index – UK
  • Symbol: .FTSE, ^FTSE

FTSE 100 Index (^FTSE) Seasonality

Analysis has revealed that with a buy date of October 25 and a sell date of January 2, investors have benefited from a total return of 60.81% over the last 10 years. This scenario has shown positive results in 7 of those periods.

Conversely, the best return over the maximum number of positive periods reveals a buy date of December 22 and a sell date of December 31, producing a total return over the same 10-year range of 14.42% with positive results in 10 of those periods.

**Results shown are compounded

 

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News Headlines for FTSE 100 Index (^FTSE)

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