How to Profit From an Ageing Population

Rising life expectancy across the world increases opportunities for healthcare, financial services and leisure companies

Marina Gerner 10 July, 2019 | 3:14PM

Pensioners on a beach

The ageing population is a mega trend that investors are keeping an eye on for long-term opportunities. With a quarter of the British population set to be 65 or older by 2050, according to the ONS, this huge demographic shift represents a major opportunity for some businesses.

The UK is not the only country to see these changes.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Abbott Laboratories104.80 USD0.00
iShares Ageing Population ETF USD Acc GBP455.40 GBP0.17
Jupiter Financial Opportunities I Inc819.65 GBP2.29
Lyxor MSCI World HealthCare TR ETF C USD GBP26,497.50 GBP0.00
Lyxor Stoxx Europe 600 Hlthcr ETF Acc110.70 EUR0.16
Polar Capital Healthcare Opports Inc36.28 USD-0.04
Prudential PLC1,074.00 GBP0.00
Straumann Holding AG890.40 CHF0.00

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Marina Gerner  is a freelance journalist

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