Investment trusts are a long-established asset class and many sophisticated investors swear by them. But what are they and how do they work? Every week the Investment Trust show - brought to you in association with Henderson Global Investors - provides insight into some of the most interesting and misunderstood features of investing in investment trusts.
This week, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Emma Bird from the Investment Trust research team at Winterflood, Jemma Jackson, PR Manager at the Association of Investment Companies, and Jim Harrison, Director at Master Advisor. They tackle the issue of how you actually choose between and buy an investment trust.
To delve further into the world of investment trusts, visit the Investment Trust Show audioBoom page: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-investmenttrustshow
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Vix Leyton from Vouchercodes.co.uk. Today they discuss the disappearance of popular brands such as Marmite and Ben and Jerry's from Tesco as well as the news millions of commuters could be eligible for compensation for train delays over 15 minutes. Plus how a new device could make low sugar foods sweeter. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Sony are the latest tech company to bring out a Virtual reality device. The Playstation VR Headset is released today in the UK, but concerns are still ongoing around whether the public are interested in the technology, and if there's enough content to keep this area of the entertainment industry afloat. So, gimmick or gaming revolution? Matt Cox spoke to tech consultant Chris Green to find out.
This is My Portfolio with Lord Lee, our weekly look at investment decisions from the perspective of both the investor and the invested side by side. As ever, our investor is weekly FT columnist Lord John Lee. He is also author of the book 'How to Make a Million Slowly: My Guiding Principles from a Lifetime of Successful Investing'.
This week, our invested is Andrew Jacobs, Chief Executive Officer of Lok'nStore - a company Lord Lee has invested in. He joined Lord Lee and Share Radio's Steve Clarke in the studio.
This is a brand new edition of The Apprentice Investor. Regular listeners to the programme will know that our Apprentices are five members of the Share Radio team who've each been given fifteen thousand pounds of virtual money to build their own share portfolios. They're allowed a minimum of eight stocks from different sectors which they've been buying and selling through the Share Centre.
Our Apprentices today are Alexi and Valsa - and giving his verdict on their efforts is Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher.
Find past episodes on The Apprentice Investor audioBoom page: https://audioboom.com/channel/shareradio-apprenticeinvestor
Personal finance writer Sam McFaul talks us through how to financially prepare for unpleasant events as well as how to get the best currency exchange deals when travelling. Plus a roundup of the latest deals from Money Saving Expert.
Once again it's time for this week's edition of Moneywise. This week writer Tom Wilson and deputy editor Helen Knapmann join Georgie Frost to discuss the value of loyalty. Should we be using loyalty cards and schemes or can the best deals be found by switching and shopping around? Plus we find out what’s happening to Terry’s Chocolate Orange as well as hearing Tom’s product pick of the week and the results of their latest poll.