Back at the tail end of the twentieth century, as the public fretted about a new millennium and the Y2K bug, 30 December 1999 did not feel like a particularly significant day in the life of the FTSE 100. It closed at an all-time high of £6930.2, but that was nothing special and didn't trouble the front pages. But what does 2015 have in store for the index?
Financial spread betting is based on a very simple concept: Participants simply bet on whether a specific item’s value will rise or fall. To make spread betting even easier, investors don’t even have to buy the item outright.
Our spread betting guides have given you some strategies for making money in the markets, but you can’t put those strategies into action without actually placing trades and orders.