2019 General Election - the Morningstar View

Morningstar Investment Management's Keith Speck says that investors are right to be nervous but looks at some previous election predictions that haven't come to pass

Keith Speck 4 November, 2019 | 11:51AM

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn

The UK election has been announced for December 12 and is likely to be the biggest - perhaps only - talking point between now and Christmas. 

While these are uncharted waters, political uncertainty is nothing new. On this occasion, as in the past, people will jump over themselves to tell you the “right way”. Whether we are judging the merits of the candidates or working through our investment positioning, we must favour research over reaction and urge other investors to do the same.

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Keith Speck  is portfolio specialist at Morningstar Investment Management

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