In the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum, the spotlight fell on UK property and those who invest in it, writes Michael Barrie, director of fund management - property, at Legal & General Investment Management.
First time it was most popular sector
In this video update, Ainslie McLennan, co-manager of the Henderson UK Property PAIF, highlights that rental income remains the foundation for investing in the asset class and reveals how the fund is positioned as we head into 2017.
As 2017 approaches, sustainable investment is high on the agenda for many fund managers and experts. Here, they reveal which areas will make headlines and how they will gain exposure to them within their portfolios.
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Need for Hong Kong to work out relationship with China
Harrington Cooper's latest Asset Allocation Tracker
Issues over liquidity
Concerns about fund fire sale
First time strategy available to UK
Anticipates positive impact of around 5%
Fund re-opened this week
Experiencing frequent volatility
Investing in Asia Pacific property
Columbia Threadneedle's Jordison: Property suspensions were regrettable but they brought order to the market
Fund reopened after Brexit suspension
Property managers share their views
Bowie, Brexit and Bake Off - 2016 has already delivered a number of shocks. Fretful investors could therefore be forgiven for seeking investments that are as safe as houses.
Suspended trading on 4 July
Re-opening on 14 October
Closed-ended property trusts may not have been as badly impacted by the Brexit vote as their open-ended counterparts, which suffered £792m of redemptions in July, but the summer has still been a volatile period for the sector.
GICS has reclassified real estate as standalone sector
Aviva Investors has announced it will resume trading of its £1.5bn Property Trust from 15 December, having suspended the fund in July.
Savers pushed into riskier investments