Turning policy into practical economic help
The UK government has big plans to help corporates and households out during the lockdown but does it have the transmission mechanisms in place to make their policies effective? Simon French, Chief Economist at Panmure Gordon gives us his assessment.
The equity or the bond market: which is right?
Central banks are primed for far more intervention when it comes to policy, liquidity and QE. J.P. Morgan Asset Management chief market strategist Karen Ward discusses the impact on equity and bond pricing.
The impact of ESG on mining stocks
Evy Hambro, co-manager of the BlackRock World Mining Trust, discusses the impact of China on the demand for commodities and the increasing role of ESG in the sector.
What's focusing professional investors' minds
Simon Elliott, head of research at Winterflood Investment Trusts, reflects on the main themes at the group’s recent investment conference, and on the significance of what didn’t get discussed by the speakers.
Lower expectations from high yield
Invesco high yield bond manager Rhys Davies explains why investors should expect lower returns this year given strong returns in 2019
A public listing for private equity
Helen Steers, co-manager of Pantheon International gives Asset.tv her outlook on the private equity market for 2020.
UK small cap as a source of income
UK small cap manager Abby Glennie talks through why a quality growth and momentum philosophy can work on a small cap income portfolio.
Finding value after Brexit
Janus Henderson UK fund manager Laura Foll discusses the outlook for UK dividends, why the best value stocks are in the small cap space, and why she’s avoiding tobacco companies.
Most companies destroy value
Baillie Gifford fund manager Charles Plowden discusses why it makes sense to be an optimist and why the Monks portfolio is gradually increasing its exposure to Asia.
Investment Trusts Handbook 2020 | Book Club
The latest edition is out and editor and journalist Jonathan Davis came into the studio to talk about the lessons to be learned from the fall of Neil Woodford; how to work out what motivates a fund manager; and why the rise of alternative investments is a positive for the sector.
Investment Trust Update | December 2019
Invesco is making changes to its head of UK equity role, Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust is looking to raise £250 million & underperformance at Aberdeen Standard Equity Income. All this and more in this bulletin with Olga Hay.
Investment Trust Update | November 2019
In this bulletin, Olga Hay takes us through the downgrade at Edinburgh Trust, a shares slide at Woodford & a snippet of our interview with Simon Elliott. Full Simon Elliott interview