Square Mile's David Holder: Why now might be the time to invest in UK equities

'A re-rating could be on the cards'

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The UK stock market has been unloved over recent years, with Brexit, political instability and a tech-light, value-oriented market with unfashionable energy and tobacco stocks to be blamed for consistent investor outflows.

However, from our discussions with UK fund managers, many believe that the value of the offer is now compelling, especially compared to other regional equity markets. Yet, despite this, the UK stock market remains deeply out of favour. Asset manager network slams 'polarising' FCA listings reform over loss of investor protections A re-rating could be on the cards though. Potential catalysts for such a reversal are not only underpinned by the attractive valuations on offer but could also include an increase in stock market listings, continued mergers and acquisitions, a fresh UK g...

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