Monthly Archives: July 2015

Is Greece repeating history?

When I wrote my last blog on 15th June I purposely covered one of the main areas of concern for the financial markets which were in the fixed income asset class or bond market. And as if things could not get any worse, along comes Greece with all of their problems. So, in the space of a few weeks we have two completely different situations which have had a very negative effect on the market. Surely this is unusual isn’t it? Well not really. Have a look at the graph below of the FTSE All Share Index. The graph is over the last 4 years taking us back to the beginning of July 2011.

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