Election 2017Jun 9 2017

Buxton's outlook for UK equities after election shock

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Buxton's outlook for UK equities after election shock

He noted the stock market has reacted positively but that is largely due to the fall in sterling.

He expects small-caps could benefit if the pound stays low, as well as larger exporters.

He has been low in UK holdings in client portfolios, and has been taking more of a thematic investment approach rather than investing geographically.

“We are overweight equities but it is sector specific, so we are buying things like cybersecurity, robotics and biotech. Clients know cybersecurity is a hot topic, so these are more tangible things that people can relate to. It is a slight change to the way we invest.”

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