With the FTSE once agains in the red this morning, and the market overall substantially down from the all time high territory seen in March of this year, Adrian Lowcock, head of personal investing at Axa Wealth has disclosed the two funds he believes offer the best protection for investors in turbulent market conditions.
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The Euro currency sank and equity markets in the Eurozone spiked in the wake of the latest comments from Mario Draghi, governor of the European Central Bank (ECB).
Whilst the large UK property companies tend to own some assets that have global recognition and appeal, there are reasons to avoid investing in them right now, according to high profile fund manager Nick Train, whose Finsbury Growth and Income Trust has returned 7.6 per cent over the past year, compared to less than one per cent for the average trust in the sector in the same time period.
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Simon Gergel, manager of the £661 million Merchants Investment trust, which has a current yield of 5.5 per cent, has disclosed the reasons why he believes now is the right time for an income investor to focus on the UK banks.
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Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown has outlined the strategy he believes private investors should apply in order to protect their portfolio from the current market volatility.
Wesley McCoy, recently installed as manager of the £1.2 billion Standard Life UK Equity Unconstrained fund has sold his shares in Royal Dutch Shell and bought a holding in Ophir Energy, a FTSE 250 Africa and Asia focused oil company that he believes is ideally placed to prosper in the present low oil price environment.
Thomas Moore, high performing manager of the £989 million Standard Life UK Equity Income Unconstrained fund, has disclosed the reasons behind his decision to recently begin buying shares in older persons specialist services group Saga.
Dr. David Stubbs, global market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, has disclosed what he believes is behind the current market volatility in equity markets, and how investors can deal with it.
Star fund manager Neil Woodford, whose £6.7 billion CF Woodford Equity Income fund is the absolute best performer out more than 80 funds in the IA UK Equity Income sector over the past year has outlined what he believes are the consequences of recent events in China, and the wider consequences for UK investors.
Kenneth Akintewe, senior investment manager on Aberdeen Asset Management's Asian fixed income team, discusses the relative merits of investing in India and China.
Kwok Chern-Yeh, head of investment management in Aberdeen Asset Management's Japanese Equity Team, discusses a quiet revolution that is taking place in China.