Summary: There are four reasons why this rally could continue: The volatility index is falling. The US Federal Reserve looks increasingly unlikely to lift interest rates this year. Historically, October tends to be a strong month for the market. Some measures of value suggest the market is as cheap as it was in 2012.
Key take-out: Sentiment has been a key driver of market pull-backs but it appears sentiment is now starting to shift.
Key beneficiaries: General investors. Category: Shares.