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Blue chip index nears ninth consecutive month of gains
Thursday 27 Oct 2016 Author: William Cain

Shares in the FTSE 100 index are nearing their ninth straight month of gains as October comes to a close.

The UK’s blue chip benchmark is up around 14% year-to-date and logged declines in only one month, January, when the index declined 3.1%.

In October, the FTSE 100 is up around 2% at Shares publication deadline. Alongside the FTSE 100, the FTSE All-Share is gunning for its ninth month of gains in a row.

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