Weakness in Standard Life shares is not a buying opportunity

Merger with Aberdeen Asset Management yet to deliver the goods
Thursday 11 Oct 2018 Author: Ian Conway
Despite three quarters of the analysts which follow it liking the stock, Standard Life Aberdeen ( SLA ) shares are down more than 30% this year hitting recent lows below 290p. It certainly hasn’t been plain sailing for the venerable Edinburgh firm since its tie-up with Aberdeen Asset Management in 2017 and investors should resist the temptation to see current weakness as a buying opportunity. In February 2018 the...

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