Baillie Gifford’s MacDougall replaced on Japan funds

Baillie Gifford Japanese Smaller Companies Fund and Shin Nippon investment trust manager John MacDougall has been replaced. MacDougall will move to a global equities role within the company, after eight years running the two funds. He will be replaced by Praveen Kumar, who is currently an investment manager in the Baillie Gifford Japanese equities team, as of […]


Woodford shuns ‘impenetrable’ banking sector

The banking sector is facing “very challenging headwinds” and is “pretty impenetrable”, says Neil Woodford, which is why he is not invested in the sector. Woodford, speaking at the AJ Bell Investival conference in London last week, says he has been out of the banking sector for “a long time”, largely because he finds the […]

Life begins at…

By Fiona Holmes, proposition communications manager Having reached a certain age (it’s the new 40 by the way), I’m having to come to terms with the fact that my peers and I aren’t as immune from illness or death as we’d like to think. That’s the problem with 30 being the new 20 and 40 […]


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