How Would a Corbyn Government Affect Your Investments?

Investors should take the possibility of a Labour election victory in 2018 seriously and position accordingly, say experts

David Brenchley 2 January, 2018 | 3:11PM
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Jeremy Corbyn has advocated nationalising a number of key industries

In his book, The Long and the Short Of It, economist John Kay recalls his decision to invest in shipyard Robb Caledon back in 1976 in his chapter outlining risk and reward.

At the time, a bill was going through parliament to nationalise British shipbuilding under a Labour government led by James Callaghan.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
BlackRock Corporate Bond D Acc385.00 GBP0.34Rating
Bodycote PLC818.50 GBP0.00
Chemring Group PLC297.00 GBP0.00
Diageo PLC3,629.00 GBP0.00Rating
Franklin UK Equity Income W Acc2.31 GBP-0.14Rating
IMI PLC1,655.00 GBP0.00
Renishaw PLC5,220.00 GBP0.00
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,784.00 GBP0.00Rating
Spectris PLC3,761.00 GBP0.00
Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC3,232.00 GBP0.00

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