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In this issue we discuss the outlook for 2019, why now might be the time to start thinking about UK Equities, what you should consider when it comes to income drawdown strategies and we take a look at our two new strategic partners.

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Iain McGowan, Head of Fund Proposition IS&E, provides an introduction to the articles in this edition.

Our Outlook for 2019

Here we take a look at how we think the markets might perform in 2019, given the geo-political uncertainty of 2018, and how this may continue to weigh on investor sentiment.

Is it time to rethink UK equities?

In this article we detail why we think it might be time start looking at this long-undervalued asset class, which is increasingly looking temptingly low-priced.

Investment strategies for income in drawdown

Here we consider the best ways of withdrawing pension savings, given the marked preference that pension savers now seem to have for income drawdown over annuities.

Our new strategic partnership: Schroders & Blackrock

Iain McGowan introduces our new strategic investment partners, Schroder’s and Blackrock.

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