Under the Bonnet

The outbreak of the coronavirus reversed initial market gains in January. Alex and Tom take a look at the impacts for the portfolio. 

  • Alex Savvides
  • Tom Matthews
11 Feb 2020
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  • The outbreak of the coronavirus reversed initial market gains as fears of a global slowdown returned and investor sentiment turned defensive.
  • In the UK forward-looking data showed an uptick in confidence however few UK domestic sectors experienced positive share price gains.
  • The Fund underperformed the index in January with the market increasingly paying little attention to valuations.


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