UK Equities

Why UK equities?

With thousands of businesses from 60 countries around the world listed in the UK, its stock market remains one of the most exciting choices for investors today.

Deep, liquid markets and world-leading regulation, corporate governance and legal and professional services support make UK equities a must-have for any global equity portfolio.

UK equities – 2020 outlook

Chris St John, Portfolio Manager, Framlington Equities and David Page, Head of Macro Research give us their thoughts on the state of the UK economy as we head further into 2020; whether the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the trade negotiations will start to fade and what effect the outcome of general election is likely to have on UK equities.

Our expertise

Our UK equity team’s expertise spans the entire market cap spectrum.

Whether you’re aiming to capture growth from the dynamic small cap sector, benefit from exciting opportunities offered by innovative mid-cap companies, or gain exposure to internationally-focused, mega-cap stocks in the FTSE 100 Index, we have a range of funds to cover your needs.

UK equities in focus

  • 7

    dedicated UK equities managers

  • 20

    years of experience*

  • £5.6bn

    UK assets under management

Source: AXA IM as 31/08/2019
*Average years of experience of a Portfolio Manager

Research & Investment Strategy

18 March 2020

UK reaction : Chancellor announces next steps in "whatever it takes" strategy

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak held a joint press conference where a further package of economic support was announced for the economy.

Macro insights

12 March 2020

Chancellor addresses Covid threat, amidst broader Budget giveaway

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the 2020 UK Budget

Macro insights

22 January 2020

New year: New threats or new opportunities for UK equity income?

As we enter a new decade, it is useful to remember how good the returns were from investing in UK equities in the 2010s than the previous one.

Macro insights

17 December 2019

Why a Conservative victory is good news for UK equities

The UK reached a critical juncture on Thursday 12 December. It’s fair to say that the result of the general election has provided some much-needed impetus for UK businesses and consumers alike.

Macro insights

11 December 2019

Why we believe it’s time to buy British

For most British companies, the great Brexit saga has undoubtedly pushed the pause button on every kind of business plan. During the three years of political negotiating that the country has experien ...

Iggo's insight

06 December 2019

A view from the markets – UK set for stability

Politics will remain a key driver of market volatility in the coming year given a new UK government, the US election and potential political change in Germany. Yet beyond these events, the medium-ter ...