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Rounding errors

11 January 2011 By Robert Cole

The UK’s main equity index is hovering around a threshold that’s supposedly psychologically important. But such round numbers are arbitrary. After taking into account GDP growth, inflation, or dividendenhanced total returns, passing the 6,000 mark is nothing to write home about.

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