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What investors know after the election result - and what they don’t

Ed Monk

Ed Monk - Fidelity Personal Investing

Did you get what you wanted from the Christmas election? Boris Johnson certainly did, because he now sits on a large majority and a massive vote share for the Conservatives after a result that was far more decisive than many predicted.
 
What does it mean for investors and for your money? And what questions still remain despite this decisive result?

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. Investments in emerging markets can be more volatile than other more developed markets. 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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