Markets Beware Tinkering Politicians

Politics and economics have little impact on stock markets on the whole, says Threadneedle's Simon Brazier - unless Labour wins the general election

Emma Wall 19 May, 2014 | 4:54PM
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Politics and economics the majority of the time do not interest me - but they do have a bearing on markets in some instances according to Threadneedle’s head of equities Simon Brazier.

“If politicians keep themselves to themselves markets will be unaffected by next year’s general election,” Brazier said at the recent Morningstar Investment Conference.

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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