Historical Perspectives on Equities and the Great Rotation

January was the best month for the FTSE 100 index for 24 years with a gain of 6.4%. Elsewhere global markets posted strong returns. It is worth however taking a longer term view and I came across an excellent chart of the performance of the FTSE All Share Index over 50 years since inception to April 2012: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/markets/9196093/Graphic-50-years-of-the-FTSE-All-Share-index.html The FTSE …