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MAY 2019

ContentsYour guide to wealth creation since 1979

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20 | RECOVERYPOSITION Equity markets have revived impressively from last year’s downturn, but our asset allocation panel’s worries about a recession have persisted and are intensifying once again

24 | STICKORTWIST? Two highly regarded investors with very different styles debate the merits of the buying and holding investment strategy versus the short-term trading approach

26 | LABOUR IN POWER Brexit has distracted investors from the prospect of a Labour administration coming to power. We explore what a Corbyn-led government might mean for markets

29 | HIDDENHOMEBIAS Many investors are looking to take advantage of low UK valuations. But they may not have realised the full extent of their existing UK exposure within their broader portfolio

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31 | GLOBALGUIDANCE We explore the nuts and bolts of international sharedealing, from picking a broker and assessing charges to choosing stocks for a balanced overseas portfolio

34 | MID CAPQUESTION Medium-sized UK companies led the pack – until the Brexit dislocation and angst changed all that. We ask whether the January bounce heralds a sustainable return to form

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