Back in 2000, the privatised utilities were a somnolent bunch, unattractive in contrast to the fireworks of the TMT bubble.
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It has been a turbulent few years for UK income investors.
Bias towards income payers
Investors discounting fears of slowdown
European indices approaching historic peak levels
The old saying "markets like to climb a wall of worry" proved spot on in 2017, writes Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell.
For the first time in a number of years, pan-European large company corporate earnings for 2017 look set to post a double digit year-on-year advance.
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SVM's Hugh Cuthbert, co-manager of the All Europe SRI fund, has said the investment case for traditional utilities companies has come to a permanent end.