We just can't get enough of Brexit, can we? Seems every
day I see something new on my news feed or Twitter feed about the
impact of Brexit on the global economy or UK economy or Scottish
economy. Funny thing is, a lot of these articles seem to contradict
each other. Makes you wonder if they're just filling
content ... hmmm ...
Anyway, here's an online article from "Anonymous"
at IG.com ... I know, nothing shouts credibility like "the
internet" and "anonymous", right? But, hey,
there are facts and figures and charts. The thing is ... the
post-Brexit vote economy in the UK arguably is rebounding from the
Brexit vote swoon, but real estate continues to lag.
Healthcare, on the other hand, appears to be picking up ... so
UK property sectors fail to recover from Brexit wrecking
Nearly the whole UK stock market has regained its pre-Brexit
level, but there are three sectors clearly underperforming: real
estate, telecoms providers and consumer discretionary. Does this
make for an opportunity? It depends mainly on your opinions on the
UK stocks quickly took back the losses suffered in the immediate
aftermath of the surprise UK referendum result, as swift action
from the Bank of England combined with a quick turnaround in prime
minister to underpin confidence in the markets. The FTSE 100 is now
nearly 7% above where it was at the close on June 23, while the
FTSE 250 is up 3.4%.
The best-performing sectors in that turnaround have been the
materials, health care and information technology sectors, while
there are three clear laggards: real estate, the consumer
discretionary sector and the telecoms providers. The question for
investors is whether those laggards represent an opportunity in a
market that has shrugged off Brexit, for now at least.
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