Equity markets sold off sharply during February and March. But companies' first quarter trading updates have, on the whole, been good and as a result of this, and recent sterling currency weakness, UK equities have recouped much of their Q1 losses as at time of writing.
UK-listed companies showing exceptionally good sales and earnings growth could be found in sectors as diverse as industrials and recruitment. Importantly, when companies have released good numbers,...
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Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, looks at four contributors to the upward march of the FTSE 100.
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