Retirement Income Masterclass Hosted by Baroness Ros Altmann | March 2020
As we approach the fifth anniversary of pension freedoms, how has the landscape developed, and can it offer flexibility? Ros Altmann leads a panel of experts through a discussion which also looks ahead to the UK’s 2020 Budget and upcoming potential regulatory issues, ranging from the FCA activity to ESG. Taking part in this Masterclass, we have: Francois de Bruin, Fund Manager, Sustainable Income & Growth, Aviva Investors Andrew Tully, Technical Director, Canada Life Kirsty Anderson, Business Development Manager, Prudential Alastair Black, Head of Wrap platform proposition, Standard Life Learning outcomes: How Pension Freedoms have changed the retirement landscape The upcoming regulatory issues, from FCA activity to ESG The lessons learnt from DB pensions that could benefit DC
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
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.
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.
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.
More than a label – RWC Sustainable Convertibles Fund
Justin Craib-Cox CFA, Portfolio Manager, RWC Partners discusses a range of topics with Mark Colegate - including why Tesla wouldn't make the cut in their portfolio, how he sees sustainability as a journey & how their style of investment differs from green bonds. The information contained within the video is for illustrative purposes only, and Is not intended to be, and should not be interpreted as recommendations or advice.
Institutional Carbon Efficiency: Japan’s GPIF Looks to S&P DJI to Achieve Green Objectives
Institutional investors, including Japan’s GPIF, are increasingly integrating ESG into their strategies. S&P DJI's Hannah Skeates and Andrew Innes are joined by Trucost’s Neil McIndoe to talk about how the innovative S&P Carbon Efficient Indices are being used as institutional portfolio building blocks.