The main index of the London stock exchange rose to a record

Главный индекс Лондонской биржи вырос до рекордного значения

The last trading day of the year was short.

The main index of the London stock exchange on the last trading day in 2016, set a new historical maximum. The FTSE 100 rose only 0.32% (22.5 points), but it was enough to set a new record value of 7142,83 points.

The previous historical maximum was reached in October and amounted to 7129,83 points.

2016 is the main index of the London stock exchange rose 14.4%, far ahead of the rest of the European indexes.

The last trading day of the year was short, the last deal was concluded at 12.30 GMT (14.30 CET). The quotes of the companies included in the top 100, seriously have not changed.

The price of oil Brent by the end of trading amounted to $ 56.67 a barrel. The December growth is associated with the understanding of OPEC and the countries not members of the organization, on the reduction of production levels in 2017.

The FTSE 100 has risen due to the sharp devaluation of the pound sterling, which began after the “breccia”. Televisi the pound has increased the profits of export-oriented companies whose shares are traded on the London stock exchange, as their profit is generated in us dollars.

Will reply with the beginning of the year, oil has risen by 53%.

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