Ignis' Shaw sees value in property



Asset TV's Mark Colegate talks to Ignis manager about the outlook for property in 2011 and the potential impact of the government's cutbacks

The UK property market fell off a cliff in the middle of 2007, and it is still nowhere near its previous peak. Asset TV caught up with George Shaw, manager of the Ignis UK Property fund, to talk through the outlook for the market and the impact of government austerity measures on the sector. Property is becoming more popular. What are the key attractions? There are three main areas that have increased property’s popularity with investors: the first being income, and currently property is offering a relatively attractive yield; the second is diversification – traditionally it is less ...

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