Market comment – a personal view of Brian Tora

Early July was not a comfortable time for UK investors. The FTSE 100 Share Index fell by close to 4% in just five days – the biggest drop in a single week since last March. It is difficult to see what spooked the market, though perhaps the problems within one of Portugal’s major banks served as a reminder that the financial crisis of six years ago can still throw up some unwelcome news.

Market Comment 15th July