Q1 2019 - market, economic and AJ Bell Managed Portfolio Service update

Our Head of Active Portfolios, Ryan Hughes, reviews the performance of both our Passive and Active Managed Portfolio Services, outlining recent activity within the portfolios and the thought process behind it. He also looks at the performance of global markets during the first quarter of 2019, during which US economic growth slowed and Germany’s government bond yield turned negative. Ryan explains how these factors have impacted investment performance across the markets, and also suggests what the market outlook could be for the remainder of 2019.

The value of investments can go down as well as up and your client may not get back their original investment.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Some investments need to be held for the long term.

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