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Does home bias help or hurt UK investors?

Ed Monk

Ed Monk - Fidelity International

This week - how much should you favour your home market when you invest?

UK investors have a history of being big cheerleaders for British companies and their own domestic market - how much has that helped, or hurt, their returns?  That’s the focus today.

Important information: The value of investments and the income from them, can go down as well as up, so you may get back less than you invest. Investors should note that the views expressed may no longer be current and may have already been acted upon. Overseas investments will be affected by movements in currency exchange rates. Reference to specific securities should not be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell these securities and is included for the purposes of illustration only. This information is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised financial adviser.

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