Caught between the growth potential of emerging economies and US tech, and the relative comfort of the UK domestic market, European equities are often overlooked by UK investors.
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Appoints head of Ireland from Fidelity International
The past six months in European markets have been dominated by two factors: profit warnings in the more cyclical sectors and an aggressive derating of mid-cap growth stocks.
Top foreign sectors to look out for over the year
The European economy has proved a major disappointment this year. Investors started 2018 full of optimism.
Recently published research from Credit Suisse concluded family-owned companies provide superior growth and returns. As managers of the British Empire Trust, which has over a third of its NAV invested in family-backed holding companies across Europe,...
Boasts low default rate
Shorter duration required
Outperformers of last five years likely to struggle
'Diminishing regulatory barriers'
Race against time before UK-EU deadline
OBR windfall spent immediately
Spat does little to calm nerves
Held position since 2000
Europe is full of secular growth trends including digitalisation, faster growth in emerging markets, consumer loyalty to premium brands and increased health awareness.
Employs 3,000 people in UK
Let us be clear: banks remain a big contrarian trade for European investors, even more so than autos.
European investors are welcoming the new season after an intense summer that saw the bond market on the verge of collapse with the news of a developing crisis in emerging markets (EM), and an intensifying trade war between the US and some of its largest...