Election may be least of UK investors’ woes as growth caves in

The Business Times | Nov 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • With all the focus on getting the positioning right for next month’s UK election, investors may be overlooking bigger threats beyond.
  • Even as optimism grows that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party will win the vote and see through a market-friendly Brexit deal, a floundering economy and the prospect of fraught trade talks with the European Union are unnerving some.
  • Allianz Global Investors warns against “complacency” and Algebris Investments sees the pound staying under pressure in the longer term.