Christmas stars and fallen angels: What's worked and what hasn't in 2018?

2018's winners and losers

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Christmas stars and fallen angels: What's worked and what hasn't in 2018?

With the festive season in full flight, Canaccord Genuity's Patrick Thomas looks back on 2018 - a year of volatility and an investment roller coaster.

With the festive season in full flight, Canaccord Genuity's Patrick Thomas looks back on 2018 - a year of volatility and an investment roller coaster. In the UK this year the environment has turned from pretty bullish to fairly bearish. And in different conditions, certain fund sectors flourish, while others do not do so well. For example, in April, the best-performing sector was automotive. Fast-track to December and it is one of the worst. In April, one of the worst performers was telecommunications and now it is one of the best. The reason is that as the environment becomes more...

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