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SIF Folio: Brexit trading decisions + a surprise return for Carr’s?

When UK voters shocked the market by opting for Brexit in 2016, the resultant sell-off was sharp and brutal. Most stocks bounced back as quickly as they fell, but not all.

Stockopedia founder Ed Croft’s annual NAPS portfolio suffered from this dislocating event. The NAPS returned just 5.4% in 2016, compared to a 12.5% return for the FTSE All-Share. In contrast, the six-monthly SNAPS version of the portfolio delivered an 13.9% gain for the year, beating the market.

The big difference between the two was that the SNAPS selected a fresh set of stocks at the start of…

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