Investment Trust Update | February 2020
An acquisition is on the horizon for Jupiter Fund Management, Henderson Opportunities Trust is looking to raise its dividends and Winterflood believes it is becoming harder for smaller investment trusts to be bought. All this and more in this bulletin.
Investment Trust Outlook | The prospects for income and for Asia in 2020
In this Investment Trust Outlook, how big a risk is illiquidity in today's market? Which letter in ESG is of greatest importance in Asia and what are corporate earnings looking like in 2020? Our panel discusses this and more. Bruce Stout, Manager, Murray International Trust PLC Matthew Dobbs, Manager, Schroder Asia Pacific Fund & Schroder Oriental Income Fund, Schroders James Hart, Investment Director, Witan Investment Trust
Investment Trust Update | January 2020
Shares in Henderson Alternative Strategies jump 11% after plans to wind up were announced, Winterflood highlight why 2019 was such a good year for investment trust’s and Scottish Mortgage increases its borrowing by 188 million.
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
Investment Trust Update | October 2019
There are personnel changes at Jupiter UK Growth Trust & Stewart Investors, we speak to Simon Elliott from Winterflood & how is JP Morgan’s recently floated investment trust trading? All this and more in this bulletin.
Investment Trust Update | July 2019
Olga Hay looks at AJ Bell’s dividends hero list as well as discussing a tough call for the board of Jupiter European opportunities, getting the gearing down at Woodford Patient Capital & a delay in giving investors money back at Miton UK Micro Cab Trust in the latest investment trust update. The AIC - Corporate activity
Being an asset manager in the current environment
We were joined by Martin Gilbert, Co-Chief Executive, Aberdeen Standard investments, who shared his views on the performance of the global economy. Gilbert also explains why it is currently a tough environment for asset management and why more consolidation is to be expected in the coming years.
Maintaining a long-term view whilst short-term issues dominate
What should we be worried about regarding Brexit? Stephanie Kelly, Political Economist, Aberdeen Standard Investments, shares her thoughts here and discusses how US-China tensions are affecting investors.
UK Outlook | Investment Trust Outlook
In this first Investment Trust Outlook for 2019, a panel of experts discuss the outlook for the UK and also the opportunities that there are for UK stock pickers. On the panel are: Louise Kernohan, Senior Investment Manager – Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust PLC, Aberdeen Standard Investments Matthew Jennings, Investment Director representing Fidelity Special Values PLC, Fidelity International Sue Noffke, Manager of the Income Growth Trust, Schroders
Asia | Investment Trust Outlook
For most of 2018 the headlines have been dominated by the trade war between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping with the tit-for-tat tariffs being felt worldwide. So how is this translated in terms of the investment environment in the region? On the panel are: Medha Samant, Investment Director, Fidelity Asian Values, Fidelity International Matthew Dobbs, Fund Manager, Schroder Oriental Income Fund Limited & Schroder AsiaPacific Fund plc Yoojeong Oh, Investment Director, Equities Asia, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Income | Investment Trust Outlook
Are equity markets expensive and if so what should fund managers be doing with your money? On the panel to discuss in this Investment Trust Outlook are: Tony Foster, Manager, Diversified Income and Growth Trust, Aberdeen Standard Investments Cristina Dondiuc, Associate Investment Director, Fidelity International Ciaran Mallon, UK Equities Fund Manager, Invesco Perpetual Learning outcomes: How fund managers are reacting to current valuations in developed equity markets How fund managers are factoring in political risks: from trade wars to the results of Italy's election Outlook from inflation and its influence on stock selection in portfolios