2019 proved to be a strong year for equity investors.
Hargreaves Lansdown suffers significant withdrawals on multi-manager funds trapped in LF Equity Income
Two largest mandates lose nearly £400m between them
Companies say regulation should be rolled back
Since the 2016 EU referendum, the UK equity market has felt like the land that time forgot. Greater clarity over Brexit and UK politics should not only spur an immediate stock market rally but also encourage a longer-lasting reappraisal of UK-listed companies.
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Senior fund managers and economists discuss biggest headwinds and tailwinds
Departure sees reshuffle on three funds
Cites 'broader opportunity set' than UK market
Allianz China A-shares tops charts
In this edition of the Top Down, Investment Week speaks to managing director of public equities at Gresham House Ken Wotton about the sectors best set to benefit from a so-called 'Brexit bounce’.
Increase of 1.8% expected in 2020
Equity Income fund drama likely to carry on into the next year
Under pressure from regulators
Back in 2000, the privatised utilities were a somnolent bunch, unattractive in contrast to the fireworks of the TMT bubble.
Industry rallies round Invesco manager following WEIF gating
Latest FTSE 100 reshuffle
Fund value plunges 94% over three years
Investors face 'heavy financial losses'
Appointment is ‘a natural progression’
The sustainability of UK equity income streams has been called into question, with underlying dividends across the market falling by almost 3% on a constant currency basis during Q3 – the worst quarterly performance for three years.
First investment of its kind
UK equities exposure rose by between 3%-5%
Concerns raised following Equity Income fund closure
Drinks giant dropped due to excessive 'valuation risk'