January is the time when commentators opine about the direction of markets and likely macroeconomic trends in the year ahead. They may not focus on certain regulatory and accounting changes which will impact the UK equity market in 2018.
Failing to meet FTSE All Share yield
Human prosperity never abides long in the same place
The old saying "markets like to climb a wall of worry" proved spot on in 2017, writes Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell.
Many investors are tempted by tactical asset allocation - the practice of shifting a portfolio's weighting as the outlook chops and changes.
Government imposed energy price cap
Backing global leaders
Very similar environment to dotcom bubble
£44bn committed to sector over five years
Those adapting to disruptive environment
PARTNER INSIGHT: Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) equities trio Richard Marwood, Henry Lowson and Martin Cholwill talk about seeking value and which stocks they are selecting in the current investment environment.
Allocated to six companies
Shopping habits evolving online
PARTNER INSIGHT: Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) equities trio Richard Marwood, Henry Lowson and Martin Cholwill talk about the future of company dividends and how sustainable they are in the current economic environment.
Old Mutual Wealth's Goodland: Senior leadership need to 'walk the walk' on creating a more diverse talent pool
The importance of financial education
Higher returns expected going forward
PARTNER INSIGHT: Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) UK equity managers Richard Marwood, Henry Lowson and Martin Cholwill believe investors must focus on sustainability instead of chasing yield in a low interest environment.
Expanded its holding to 10.2% of company
Took over from Koch in October
Fund to launch on platforms on 6 November
Moved into short-duration high yield
Rates expected to rise in November
Benefitting from oil price rise