Should You Position for a Second Recession?

These multi-asset fund managers explain how to shield your portfolio if the UK is heading for a double-dip recession

Annalisa Esposito 16 November, 2020 | 10:18AM

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Halfway through Lockdown 2.0 and it is difficult to know the long-term effects on the UK economy. While containing the virus is a top priority for the Government, many people point out that this must be balanced with protecting business. And despite recent good news on a possible vaccine, experts say it could be another year before we are back to normality. 

The UK is widely thought to be on track for a double-dip recession and there are fears for retailers who are unable to take advantage of the usual festive shopping season. So what does this mean for investors?

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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