Daily Archives: May 6, 2021

April Stock Market Purchase – LSEG

Global stock markets have been a bit mixed during April, though the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 have posted positive returns. Reopening optimism continues, somewhat tempered by the announcement of further lockdowns in Europe following a rise in cases, and a less positive trend in economic leading indicators versus expectations. Metal and energy prices continue to rise thus propelling the commodity heavy UK markets higher.   Apart from macroeconomics, what has lead the UK markets higher in April is the beginning of the new ISA season. With individuals being given a fresh £20,000 allowance they could invest tax free, money came rushing in to the markets and propelled them higher. […]