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Ever since the 2016 referendum global investors have withdrawn billions of pounds from the UK in favour of adopting a wait-and-see approach to Brexit.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 PLC1,964.50 GBP0.00
Aurora Ord152.38 GBP-4.76
Aviva PLC273.30 GBP0.00
B&M European Value Retail SA417.00 GBP0.00
Bellway PLC2,528.00 GBP0.00
Boohoo Group PLC400.10 GBP0.00
Bunzl PLC2,190.00 GBP0.00
Compass Group PLC1,139.00 GBP0.00
Diageo PLC2,697.00 GBP0.00
Dignity PLC244.50 GBP0.00
Dunelm Group PLC1,194.00 GBP0.00
Franklin UK Equity Income W Acc1.84 GBP-1.41
Greggs PLC1,643.00 GBP0.00
Gym Group (The) PLC153.80 GBP0.00
Impax Asset Management Group PLC342.00 GBP0.00
JD Sports Fashion PLC630.20 GBP0.00
LF Canlife UK Equity C Acc102.43 GBP-1.25
LF Gresham House UK Micro Cap C Acc173.45 GBP-0.12
LF Gresham House UK Mlt Cap Inc C £ Acc119.06 GBP-0.03
Lloyds Banking Group PLC30.70 GBP0.00
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets PLC188.65 GBP0.00
Ocado Group PLC2,044.00 GBP0.00
Premier UK Growth C Inc222.77 GBP-3.38
Rathbone UK Opportunities I Inc437.83 GBP-0.57
Schroders PLC2,904.00 GBP0.00
Sports Direct International PLC308.80 GBP0.00
Tesco PLC223.30 GBP0.00
Travis Perkins PLC1,110.00 GBP0.00
Unilever PLC4,338.00 GBP0.00

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