Will the FTSE 100 Hit 8,000 This Year?

Optimistic experts are forecasting the blue-chip index could continue to set new record highs in the coming weeks

Holly Black 24 May, 2018 | 2:32PM
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he UK stock market hit fresh highs this week, sparking speculation as to whether it could reach the 8,000 marker before the end of the year.

The FTSE 100 had a shaky start to the year amid a number of geopolitical concerns, worries around Brexit negotiations and nervousness around interest rate hikes.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

 

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