It's been a turbulent time on the world's stockmarkets in 2013
By way of a quick pause for breath, listed below are the best and the worst performing stockmarkets for the period from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2013.
Click the links below to see where £10,000 of your hard earned money could have rocketed to an impressive £14,740, in just six months. Or where it could have plummeted to a paltry £7,341.
The Best Performing StockmarketsClick Here »
The Worst Performing StockmarketsClick Here »
The statistics were collated by Citywire from the S&P Global BMI, which covers approximately 10,000 companies across 46 countries with a market capitalisation of at least $100 million.
Fed Up Stockmarket With Volatility?
The FTSE 100 has been all over the place in 2013. Strong and steady growth for the first five months. Then a dramatic fall. So where's next?
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