UK Economy to Pick Up in 2014

Venture Capital Trust (VCT) managers say the economic outlook for the year ahead is positive - good news for small, unlisted companies

Emma Wall 6 January, 2014 | 5:05PM

The fortunes of small, unlisted investments are heavily dependent on the UK recovery, as smaller companies rely on domestic revenues, bearing the brunt of economic jitters. 

Venture Capital Trusts invest in just such companies, and just as smaller company and special situation equity funds fare better in a growing economy, so to do VCTs.

Good news then for VCT investors; according to the annual Association of Investment Companies poll of VCT managers, 2014 should see economic growth rise.

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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