Is robotics a threat to jobs?
Technology and innovation have been a big theme at Davos. Carl Vause, CEO of Soft Robotics, explains how they bring human handling dexterity to standard industrial robots, where they see robotics adding the most value and the issue of intellectual property rights.
Contrarian about UK equities …
While global investors shun UK stocks, William Littlewood, manager of the Artemis Strategic Assets Fund, believes they now offer value. He weighs up the opportunities and risks in the UK market with Artemis’ Ross Leckie.
Investment Trust Update | 19th October 2018
In this Investment Trust Update, Terry Smith more than doubles Smithson target to £600million, how well established are ESG principles in investment trusts and recent market turbulence causing investment companies to move from rare discounts to net asset value.
Retirement & pensions | Hargreaves Lansdown
Hargreaves Lansdown’s Nathan Long discusses the dangers of giving up old pension contracts, nudges to help investors save more for retirement, and why £5,000 is a magic figure for getting employees interested in their pension pots.
Pension switching check list | Hargreaves Lansdown
Before switching out of an old pension contract into a new one look at the small print. You could be giving up a big guaranteed income for a much worse outcome. Hargreaves Lansdown senior pension analyst Nathan Long talks through what you need to do.
Falls in emerging-market indices mean that many world-class companies are trading on very cheap valuations. Raheel Altaf discusses areas he is finding attractive.
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
Are Tech stocks comparable to late 90s?
Asset TV Investor caught up with Ben Rogoff, manager of Polar Capital Technology Trust at the annual Winterflood conference to discuss the risks to tech stock valuations.