Mixed year for world stock markets

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There were mixed results from the world’s main share markets in 2015, with the US and UK very little changed.

Table with world stock markets and the 2015 change

Drilling into the raw numbers reveals a few interesting insights:

Of course, nobody knows what 2016 has in store for the various markets across the globe. Maintaining a well-diversified portfolio remains the best way of mitigating risk and generating returns.

The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the full amount you invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Investing in shares should be regarded as a long-term investment and should fit in with your overall attitude to risk and financial circumstances.

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