Spectator Money

Correcting the FTSE

The FTSE100 fell by more than 10%, which is generally regarded as a ‘correction’. How does that compare with other ones recently?

Dec 1999–March 2003 -49.6%
Oct 2007–March 2009 -47.5%
April 2010–June 2010 -16.1%
Feb 2011–Sept 2011 -16.7%
March 2012–May 2012 -11.8%
April 2015-Feb 2016 -21.9%

Already a subscriber? Log in

Keep reading with a free trial

Subscribe and get your first month of online and app access for free. After that it’s just £1 a week.

There’s no commitment, you can cancel any time.


Unlock more articles



Don't miss out

Join the conversation with other Spectator readers. Subscribe to leave a comment.

Already a subscriber? Log in