Q4 2019 - market, economic and AJ Bell MPS update

AJ Bell Investments’ Head of Active Portfolios, Ryan Hughes, reviews the performance of the global markets during the final quarter of 2019. He looks at the volatility of sterling through political events, the S&P 500 Index over the decade, China’s slowing growth rate and how Japanese retail sales were hit by the typhoon. For the first time, Ryan reviews the performance of the Passive, Active and ‘Pactive’ MPS in the last 3, 6 and 12 months. He also offers his outlook for the markets over the coming months.

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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