Brexit Investment Strategies for Uncertain Times

With a General Election slated for December and Brexit postponed until 2020, investors should consider how their portfolios are positioned for more months of uncertainty 

James Gard 29 October, 2019 | 9:01AM

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With the EU agreeing to a Brexit extension until next January, UK investors’ quest for certainty has been put on hold again and the prospect of a December General Election complicates matters further.

The pound and UK-focused stocks have gained in recent weeks after Boris Johnson secured a deal with Brussels, but a range of possible options remain in play. Each scenario poses risks and opportunities for UK investors in different ways. 

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
AstraZeneca PLC6,805.00 GBP0.00
First State Glbl Lstd Infras B Acc GBP287.63 GBP3.67
Henderson Smaller Companies Ord602.56 GBP-8.01
iShares Physical Gold ETC31.09 USD-2.24
Legg Mason IF RARE Gbl Infras Inc A Acc1.25 GBP1.57
Taylor Wimpey PLC119.85 GBP0.00

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James Gard  is content editor for Morningstar.co.uk

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