Managing the discount and premium
Robert Jeens, Chairman of Allianz Technology, discusses the role of investment company boards in managing the discount and premium at which they trade.
The role & impact of investment company boards
Board directors Clare Dobie, Alliance Trust, Robert Jeens, Allianz Technology and Gay Collins, JPMorgan Global Growth & Income discuss the role of investment company boards and how they add value for investors.
The History of Dunedin Income Growth
A Nazi spy ring, James Bond author Ian Fleming, the US railway boom, Dundee and one of the UK’s greatest ever financiers – they are all connected to the story of Scotland’s first ever investment trust. Asset TV catches up with author John Newlands to find out more.
Your investment journey, step 1: Before setting out
Investing for life is like a journey. What will you save for? How much do you need to hold in cash, and should you consider taking on some risk? This is the first in a series of five ‘investment journey’ videos that should get you thinking about these questions.
Your investment journey, step 2: Investing for life
Investment companies give you a way to pool your money together with other investors, spread your risk and access professional management. They’ve been around for 150 years, so they’ve stood the test of time too.
Your investment journey, step 3: Knowing which direction you’re heading
What do you want from your investment: a regular income, growth over the long term, or both? And how do you go about choosing what sort of fund to invest in?
Your investment journey, step 4: The journey ahead
Before any journey, it’s important to pack carefully. That means having a balanced collection of investments to suit your needs. Remember that investments can fall as well as rise, and there are no guarantees. If in doubt, consult an independent financial adviser.
Your investment journey, step 5: Arriving at your destination
People are living longer, healthier lives than ever. That means planning your income in retirement is important, and investment companies have unique advantages when it comes to smoothing income over time. Remember, income is not guaranteed and your capital is at risk.
Your Investment Journey
Investing for life is like a journey. What will you save for, a first home, your children’s future or perhaps your retirement, and do you need a lump sum, a regular income or a combination of both? Find out how investment companies can help at every stage of your investment journey.