Two sectors we like for 2018

Forecasting the UK outlook for 2018 is fraught with difficulty. However, we aim to invest in fundamentally attractive companies which we believe will flourish regardless of the underlying macroeconomic backdrop.

Craig Rippe

Craig Rippe

Head of Multi-Asset

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It's not all doom & gloom!

In this forecast we look forward to 2018, with a perhaps somewhat brighter outlook for the domestic UK economy than the market consensus. Much of the commentary surrounding the UK is very negative, but looking at the data itself brings to mind the line from Russell Howard’s TV show: “It’s not all doom and gloom!”

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When will the FANGS draw blood?

Much is written about the ‘FANG’ stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix & Google) but it is actually Apple, Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft that are amongst the largest 10 stocks in the benchmark. These companies are investor favourites and, in aggregate, they are holding up the US equity market in 2017. This is because underneath the 16.9% total return figure, the market is more in turmoil than many investors think.

Mike Willans

Mike Willans

Head of Equities

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A Q&A with the CIO

During the last decade, there has been significant change in the investment industry. Here, we sit down with Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer David Marchant, to discuss the Canada Life Investments culture, how the business has grown over the last ten years and his team’s investment philosophy.

David Marchant

David Marchant

Chief Investment Officer, Canada Life Limited & Managing Director, Canada Life Asset Management Limited.

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A rigorous process – focused on liquidity & yield

As expected by the market, the Bank of England (BoE) embarked on its first monetary tightening cycle in a decade last Thursday, with the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voting to hike interest rates to 0.50%. Although this will be some relief for long-suffering savers, rates still remain incredibly low in a historical context.

Steve Matthews

Steve Matthews

Fund Manager, Liquidity

Andy Head

Andy Head

Assistant Fund Manager

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