Beyond Bulls & Bears

How Our Investment Assumptions Colour Our Mid-Cap Strategy
Equity

How Our Investment Assumptions Colour Our Mid-Cap Strategy

In a year filled with economic and political uncertainty, it remains difficult to predict what the future holds. While Paul Spencer, Franklin UK Equity team, shuns the crystal ball, he presents some base-case expectations in the United Kingdom to underpin his investment approach.

UK Mid-Caps: Appealing to a Global Audience
Perspectives

UK Mid-Caps: Appealing to a Global Audience

The same value assessments that make UK mid-cap stocks attractive to overseas investors could, we think, lead to heightened levels of M&A in this space in the coming year.

UK Recovery Confronts Market Headwinds

UK Recovery Confronts Market Headwinds

It’s important to the United Kingdom that Europe, one of the United Kingdom’s major trading partners, stays on track so the UK economy can continue to achieve a more balanced, sustainable recovery.