Average market behaviour in June

The following chart plots the average performance of the FTSE 100 Index during June since 1984 (more info on this type of char).

Average month chart - June (2014)As can be seen, historically the market has on average generally been flat for the first two and a half weeks of June, and then slides in the following week.

May 2014

The following chart shows the average performance of the market in May (1984-2013) and overlays the actual performance in May 2014.

Average month chart - May overlay May 2014 (2014)In May 2014 the market traded in-line with the historic pattern in the first part of the month: strong for the first 10 days, then weakening in the following few days. But in 2014 the market was unusually strong in the final week.

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