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19 August 2020

Gervais Williams and Martin Turner have used the £20m proceeds of a successful hedge against the FTSE 100’s fall to invest in dividend-paying stocks at market lows.

19 August 2020

High-yielding Acorn Income is reducing its exposure to smaller company shares and has bought a ‘put option’ to protect itself from any further downturn in markets.

17 August 2020

Global trust adds two new fund managers to its line-up amid revamp sparked by poor run of performance this year.

17 August 2020

Direct lending trust seeking to appoint Waterfall as new manager in move that could grease wheels of US fund group's proposed takeover bid.

17 August 2020

M&G has walked away from its bid to buy UK Mortgages following the rejection of its final offer of £191m last week, although the trust is still under pressure from shareholders.

17 August 2020

Renewable energy investor Will Argent holds UK renewable infrastructure investment trusts but has found the best opportunities further afield this year.

14 August 2020

Shares in airlines and hotel companies slump as UK imposes 14-day quarantine requirement on returning holidaymakers from France and Netherlands.

14 August 2020

A-level students may be marking the government’s handling of their grades as shambolic, but investors took a more sympathetic view of Empiric Student Property after its half-year results yesterday.

13 August 2020

Train says pandemic has accelerated technological change, bringing 'incredible opportunities' but also big risks for previously reliable businesses.

13 August 2020

Investment trust picker continues to shift the BMO Managed Portfolio to the technology and healthcare sectors, exploiting them for income and growth.

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Pre-election investment company views on the US - Outlook

Paul Niven, F&C Investment Trust, Fran Radano, North American Income Trust, and Zehrid Osmani, Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust, discuss their outlook for the US markets.

Recorded 8 September 2020.

Pre-election investment company views on the US – How could the election affect your portfolio?

Paul Niven, F&C Investment Trust, Fran Radano, North American Income Trust, and Zehrid Osmani, Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust, discuss how the upcoming election could affect the US markets and their portfolios.

Recorded 8 September 2020.

Pre-election investment company views on the US - What are the key risks?

Paul Niven, F&C Investment Trust, Fran Radano, North American Income Trust, and Zehrid Osmani, Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust, discuss the key risks in the US market.

Recorded 8 September 2020.