FTSE sheds 2% as Fed uncertainty persists

Jackson, Gary
May 2013
Money Marketing (Online Edition);5/29/2013, p2
The article reports that the FTSE 100 has come down in May 2013. It states that electricity provider National Grid Co. PLC witnessed the greatest fall with five percent decline. It mentions that the index fell by 1.99 percent after investors made profits. Ben Bernanke, chairman at the Federal Reserve Bank of the U.S., highlights that the bank is planning to slow its bond-buying program.


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