Phil Oakley 

Alpha: Phil Oakley's shares round-up 23 August

Alpha: Phil Oakley's shares round-up 23 August

So far, 2019 has proven to be a relatively easy year for investors to make money. Those who have invested in the shares of good businesses outside the UK have done well, partly aided by the weakness of the pound. The depreciation of sterling has added about 500 basis points to the total returns of a UK investor holding a S&P 500 exchange traded fund (ETF), compared with the performance of just the index itself. 

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