In this video, Laura Foll, UK equities portfolio manager, outlines the initial reaction of markets to the clear Conservative majority in the UK election. She also looks at the two key longer-term implications for investors in the UK equity market.
Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset team, discusses confirmation of Boris Johnson’s appointment as UK Prime Minister and the highly uncertain outlook for Brexit that he, and his divided government must navigate, and the likely market response.
Alison Porter, Graeme Clark, and Richard Clode, Portfolio Managers within the Janus Henderson Global Technology Team, provide their views on the news that Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway are forming an alliance with the aim of lowering healthcare costs for the companies’ employees.
In an historic defeat for the UK government, the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal was rejected by a margin of 432 to 202 on 15 January 2019. Bethany Payne, Portfolio Manager, Global Bonds, shares her thoughts on the outcome of the vote.
Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, provides his thoughts on the vote on Brexit by members of Parliament and the impact of the uncertainty that surrounds the UK’s future relationship with the European Union.
Rich Carney, Healthcare Services Analyst with the US-based Janus Henderson Healthcare Sector Team, responds to news that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase plan to form an independent healthcare company to lower costs for their employees.