A decade after Lehman Brothers failed, what do managers think about banks?
On Monday 15th September 2008, I remember walking into the office, not knowing quite what to expect....
The UK stock market has fallen more than 14% since it peaked last April*, but it seems FundCalibre visitors are able to look past the short-term volatility and are prepared to carry on investing.
In November last year, 70% of FundCalibre visitors said they were most likely to invest in equities in 2016. Last month, when asked what type of equity fund they would choose, UK equity funds were the most popular, attracting a third of the votes**, followed by UK equity income and global funds, each with 20%**.
In contrast, US equity funds were shunned completely and only 3% said they would invest in Asia or emerging markets.
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*Source: FE Analytics, FTSE 100 total returns, 27th April 2015 to 1st February 2016
** Based on feedback from 87 FundCalibre visitors from 01/01/16 – 31/01/16