Comparing The Valuation Of British Stock Market Sectors

The FTSE 100 is up just over 12% year-to-date. The index has outperformed the other major indices of developed Europe such as the CAC-40, DAX and IBEX. This is because the FTSE 100 is heavily concentrated with mining and oil and gas firms and the companies in the index are more dependent on foreign markets …

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7 British Stocks To Consider For Dividend Investors

The UK offers an excellent hunting ground for income investors. Britain has traditionally been a market with a strong dividend culture and accordingly many large-cap firms have high dividend yields relative to their US peers. In addition, for US-based investors British dividend stocks are a good choice among foreign stocks since the UK charges no dividend …

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UK GDP: Size Relative to Global GDP and Composition by Industry

The UK economy is the fifth largest in the world with a GDP of about $3.0 Trillion. USA, China, Japan and Germany are ahead of the UK in the order mentioned. Globally the British economy is small. It contributes only 11% of the world output as shown in the chart below: Click to enlarge In terms …

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UK FTSE 100 Index Returns By Year

The FTSE 100 Index is the benchmark index of the UK equity market. It contains 100 companies with the highest market capitalization. The FTSE 100 Index Returns By Year from 1985 thru 2015 are shown in the chart below: Click to enlarge The FTSE 100 Index Returns By Year from 1985 thru 2015 are shown in the table below: Data Source: FTSE Indices …

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