How Woodford responded to China equity rout

Manager expected correction for 'more than a year'

Anna Fedorova
clock

Star equity manager Neil Woodford has told investors he had expected the rout in China for over a year, and has been preparing his portfolios for this eventuality.

Commenting on the recent dramatic market sell-off triggered by escalating worries about the slowdown in China, the veteran manager (pictured) said his investment strategy has been focused on expectations...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space
  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management
  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day
  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts
  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now

 

Already an Investment Week
member?

Login

More on UK

Luke Hickmore, investment director fixed income, abrdn

Jubilee economics - how does 1952 compare to 2022?

Some similarities

Luke Hickmore
clock 24 May 2022 • 4 min read
Nick Train spoke at an investment seminar

Nick Train apologises again and bemoans 'painful' UK market

Investment seminar

clock 18 May 2022 • 3 min read
Ritu Vohora of T. Rowe Price

From beverage manufacturers to luxury goods: How pricing power trumps inflation

Valuations matter more than before

Ritu Vohora
clock 12 May 2022 • 4 min read
Trustpilot