The Concentration Conundrum

Throughout the ups and downs over the past six months and even after recent pullbacks, tech stocks have continued to dominate market returns.

After years of outperformance, the rise of tech may be unsurprising. However, the recent news that Apple* became more valuable than the entire FTSE 100 shows now is a good time to take stock of the situation, in our view.
The concentration conundrum

2020 so far has been a rollercoaster ride for global markets, financial advisers and investors. The spread of COVID-19 caused extraordinary levels of volatility and led to the fastest bear market in history. Uncertainty persists as economies around the world adapt to the ‘new normal’.

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*For illustrative purposes only. Reference to a particular security is on a historic basis and does not mean that the security is currently held or will be held within an LGIM portfolio. The above information does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any security.