Another good year for sterling investors

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Currency weakness dramatically alters returns for UK investors abroad

Table showing 2016 change in world stock market indexes

Drilling into the raw numbers reveals a few interesting insights:

2017 is likely to throw up some further surprises.

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.

Sources:
31/12/2015
30/12/2016
Stoxx 50
MSCI
Currencies 2015
Currencies 2016
Brazil Stock Market

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