Luke Newman, portfolio manager on the UK Absolute Return strategy, outlines positioning in light of the recent rotation in equity markets. He also discusses the importance of investing in highly liquid areas of the market.
A long-short strategy has the toolkit to be able to adjust to volatility in the market. Recently, markets have seen a rotation between high quality growth companies and value-orientated cyclicals.
The strategy maintains a neutral positioning to the UK market. However, Luke remains alert to the opportunities that may arise as a consequence of clarity surrounding the Brexit process.
With liquidity a key focus for the strategy, and Luke highlights the importance of investing in highly liquid areas of the market.
Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested.
The information in this article does not qualify as an investment recommendation.
For promotional purposes.
Anything non-factual in nature is an opinion of the author(s), and opinions are meant as an illustration of broader themes, are not an indication of trading intent, and are subject to change at any time due to changes in market or economic conditions. It is not intended to indicate or imply that any illustration/example mentioned is now or was ever held in any portfolio. No forecasts can be guaranteed and there is no guarantee that the information supplied is complete or timely, nor are there any warranties with regard to the results obtained from its us.