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Why have European equities performed so well in 2019?

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5 Mar 2020

Why have European equities performed so well in 2019?

Prospects for European equities in 2020 are looking increasingly positive.

For much of 2019, European equities were an unloved asset class, shunned by investors. At first sight, this was understandable – the region is growing only slowly, wracked by political tensions and wrestling with headwinds in vital sectors such as the German car industry. 

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European equities: key themes


Ben Ritchie, Head of European Equities discusses a number of key long-term themes within European equities that he thinks makes Europe a particularly attractive place to invest.

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