Picking stocks with strong balance sheets has helped Mark Page find growth – and avoid carmakers – for the Artemis European Opportunities Fund.
As we start 2016, we view US equities as neither cheap nor expensive. The S&P 500 is currently trading at around 18 times forward earnings. Market leadership has been narrow, with only a handful of mega-cap tech and internet names contributing most of the gains and masking underlying weakness in the overall market. We expect […]
Former Morgan Grenfell Asset Management chief Robert Smith has been appointed chairman of the Alliance Trust board. Subject to regulatory approval, Smith will replace Alliance Trust director Karin Forseke who stepped down as chair of the investment trust’s board in November. Smith will take up the role from 1 February. Gregor Stewart will become deputy chairman of the […]
Since last year’s reforms to pension legislation, a significant number of retirees have chosen income drawdown over purchasing an annuity. This has presented risks to both individuals and their advisers. In this article the risks are explained – and, importantly, strategies are presented that could help mitigate them. Read this article
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