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David Prosser examines investor herd mentality, and explains how investment companies can offer some protection.
David Prosser asks why long-standing clichés about investment companies persist, and suggests why views on the closed-ended sector may be outdated.
Portfolio manager Zehrid Osmani discuses what’s on his radar for 2019.
Head of Income Mark Whitehead and Portfolio Manager Laurie Lochtie discuss what’s in store for 2019.
Portfolio managers Damian Taylor and Robert Campbell discuss what they are excited about in the Asia region in 2019 and beyond.
Tom Slater shares his enthusiasm for Spotify, a subscription streaming business that has grown to be a global product under the guidance of its founder CEO Daniel Ek.
Shopify helps companies looking to sell their goods online. It is regarded by Amazon as a partner and, as Tom Slater explains, with a growing number of companies looking to have an online presence, it has a massive potential opportunity.
Ant Financial is a private online payments business that started life as part of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. Tom Slater explains what attracted him to take a holding in ANT for Scottish Mortgage.
Ian Cowie examines a relatively good year for biotech and healthcare investment companies.
Polar Capital Healthcare explain why big pharma shouldn’t be ignored.
David Prosser asks the all-important question. Which investment companies will outperform in 2019?
In this month’s issue we look at healthcare and millennials, where Polar Capital Global Healthcare explain why big pharma shouldn't be ignored. Ian Cowie examines a relatively good year for biotech and healthcare investment companies. Investment Week columnist Jayna Rana examines the advantages of investing in investment companies for younger generations.