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In an economic downturn, VCTs offer investors a range of advantages

In an economic downturn, VCTs offer investors a range of advantages

By Jack Rose, Triple Point – With the economic uncertainty prompted by Covid-19 likely to continue into the foreseeable future, one of the few certainties is that companies need to have a high-quality product or service, be adaptable, well capitalised and led by an outstanding management team. In doing so, they will ensure they are better placed to deal with the ongoing and varied challenges of the economic crisis as well as offering investors value in a turbulent market.

RETIREMENT PLANNING

How to approach retirement financial planning during a global pandemic

How to approach retirement financial planning during a global pandemic

By Nick Toubkin, Senior Client Director (pictured), Strabens Hall – Successful investing for retirement isn’t just a matter of putting your savings into assets and waiting for income and profits to be generated... It is, instead, about playing the long game and keeping an eye on your investments, monitoring performance over a period and having periodical conversations with your adviser. 

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Six reasons why we’re optimistic about emerging market equities

Six reasons why we’re optimistic about emerging market equities

By Ian Beattie (pictured), Nedgroup Investments Global Emerging Markets Fund Manager – Excess liquidity in the world economy is at the highest level since the end of the Global Financial Crisis. This is expected to drive a strong economic rebound as pandemic containment measures are eased, suggesting outperformance of cyclical assets, including emerging market equities.