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 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
dedicated UK equities managers
years of experience*
UK assets under management
Source: AXA IM as 31/08/2019
*Average years of experience of a Portfolio Manager
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.
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
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...