Investor Confidence Returns to Pre-Recession Levels

The Investor Confidence Index grew 11.6% to 121 in July - the highest level seen since the credit crisis 

Emma Wall 14 August, 2013 | 11:38AM

Confidence has returned to pre-credit crisis levels among investors, with an index that measures investor sentiment reaching 121. The index has not been this high since May 2006 before stock markets around the world crashed.

British investors are turning bullish - with 80% predicting positive results for the UK stock market will rise over the long term. 

Short-term predictions are also positive, with six in 10 investors believing the FTSE 100 will rise over the next six months. 

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Schroder US Mid Cap Acc1.50 GBP1.23
Threadneedle American Rtl Acc GBP3.82 GBP0.84

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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