March 2016 poll results
As the referendum on Britain's place in the EU approaches, are you more likely to:*
- Invest more in UK equity funds
- Invest less in UK equity funds
- Sell holdings in UK equity funds
- Make no portfolio changes
When he helped Humpty Dumpty explain the practice of combining words by telling Alice, in 1871 in Through the Looking-Glass - “You see it's like a portmanteau—there are two meanings packed up into one word” - I doubt Lewis Carroll ever expected there would be a referendum on a portmanteau 150 years later.
But that's what we have: Brexit.
As the debate heats up, we asked you if you would adjust your investments in any way. A resounding majority of 60% said they would leave their investment portfolios unaltered. This seems a sensible stance; no one really knows how either outcome will impact stock markets, although some volatility should definitely be expected.
*Based on feedback from 63 FundCalibre visitors from 02/03/16 - 31/03/16
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