Allianz: Buy UK Equities For Income

Despite Brexit concerns, the FTSE 100 yields almost 5% and Neil Dwane, global strategist at Allianz, thinks now's the perfect time to snap up some bargain stocks

David Brenchley 21 December, 2018 | 8:34AM
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Investors should ramp up their search for income in 2019, according to Neil Dwane at Allianz, as dividends will be a more important part of investors’ total returns next year. And Dwane calls the FTSE 100 a prime market in which to go hunting for high-yielding bargains.

After a decade of easy money made in rising equity markets, there are headwinds on the horizon. Interest rates continue to creep higher, volatility has picked up and earnings growth is predicted to slow dramatically. As a result, “the re-rating of equity markets is over”, claims Dwane, global strategist at Allianz.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Allianz Uncons Mlt Asst Stgy RT2 H GBP135.47 GBP0.02Rating
ASOS PLC3,806.00 GBP0.00Rating
BP PLC289.20 GBP0.00Rating
easyJet PLC846.20 GBP0.00Rating
EVRAZ PLC614.20 GBP0.00
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,417.80 GBP0.00Rating
Imperial Brands PLC1,542.00 GBP0.00Rating
Persimmon PLC2,904.00 GBP0.00
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,419.80 GBP0.00Rating
Ryanair Holdings PLC16.51 EUR0.00Rating
Taylor Wimpey PLC164.60 GBP0.00
Vodafone Group PLC116.18 GBP0.00Rating

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