Equity markets thrived in 2009, with investors enjoying success from the heavy sell-off that took place as a result of the economic downturn, says Georgina Taylor, equity strategist at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM). But 2010 is likely to be a far trickier year for UK equity investors, she warns.

This year investors should remind themselves of the fragile UK recovery and the rising cost of equity, explains Taylor. Risk is likely to increase as a result of the uncertain economic out