Neil Birrell: Is there anything to do in the UK?

Diversify across asset classes

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No matter what the outcome of Brexit, the UK is going to face many challenges over the coming months but, believes Neil Birrell, attractive opportunities do exist within all the country's various asset classes

On today of all days, I was hoping to get away with not writing about Brexit. I am going to try not to comment on what is probably the biggest economic, social and political event ever to hit this country - and certainly I will not go anywhere near the last two of those points. That said, it is worth considering if any asset classes have much to offer and, arguably more importantly, what there is of interest within those asset classes. Inflation remains low - the latest CPI figure was 1.9% and the Bank of England's target rate is 2%, so it should be higher. Yet the yields available from ...

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