Sponsored byJanus Henderson Investors Economy 12 February 2020 Optimistic outlook for the UK economy The Henderson Smaller Companies Trust fund manager discusses the Trust’s “excellent” performance in 2019, which Neil attributes to the team’s stock selection and the positive impact of gearing. He also discusses the latest buys and sells within the Trust’s portfolio and how he believes UK smaller companies will fare in the year ahead. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up These are the views of the author at the time of publication and may differ from the views of other individuals/teams at Janus Henderson Investors. Any securities, funds, sectors and indices mentioned within this article do not constitute or form part of any offer or solicitation to buy or sell them. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested. The information in this article does not qualify as an investment recommendation. › Will Boris Johnson release the Russian interference report after the cabinet reshuffle? Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!