UK Domestic Stocks to Weather Brexit Britain

UK stocks have been heavily sold off thanks to Brexit uncertainty, particularly those exposed to the domestic economy. But this throws up value opportunities

David Brenchley 17 January, 2019 | 8:45AM
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Uncertainty continues to reign over the UK economy and its investment markets, after Parliament’s widely predicted rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday.

Ever since the 2016 referendum global investors have withdrawn billions of pounds from the UK in favour of adopting a wait-and-see approach to Brexit. This has led to depressed valuations in UK stocks, leading some contrarian investors to see attractive value opportunities.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Associated British Foods PLC1,818.00 GBP0.00Rating
Aurora Ord223.52 GBP0.91Rating
Aviva PLC399.70 GBP0.00Rating
B&M European Value Retail SA595.40 GBP0.00
Bellway PLC3,385.00 GBP0.00
Boohoo Group PLC189.25 GBP0.00
Bunzl PLC2,521.00 GBP0.00Rating
Compass Group PLC1,490.00 GBP0.00Rating
Diageo PLC3,615.50 GBP0.00Rating
Dignity PLC685.00 GBP0.00
Dunelm Group PLC1,279.00 GBP0.00
Franklin UK Equity Income W Acc2.30 GBP0.17Rating
Frasers Group PLC637.00 GBP0.00
Greggs PLC3,150.00 GBP0.00
Gym Group (The) PLC284.00 GBP0.00
Impax Asset Management Group PLC1,128.00 GBP0.00
JD Sports Fashion PLC1,043.00 GBP0.00
LF Canlife UK Equity C Acc137.03 GBP0.50Rating
LF Gresham House UK Micro Cap C Acc252.55 GBP0.42Rating
LF Gresham House UK Mlt Cap Inc C £ Acc159.06 GBP0.43Rating
Lloyds Banking Group PLC49.12 GBP0.00Rating
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets PLC285.40 GBP0.00Rating
Ocado Group PLC1,797.50 GBP0.00Rating
Premier Miton UK GrC Inc338.52 GBP0.75Rating
Rathbone UK Opportunities I Inc642.02 GBP1.11Rating
Schroders PLC3,628.24 GBP0.81Rating
Tesco PLC267.90 GBP0.00Rating
Travis Perkins PLC1,554.50 GBP0.00
Unilever PLC3,853.50 GBP0.00Rating

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