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The Big Call: Where next for technology?

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The Big Call: Where next for technology?
The technology sector has had a serious wobble in the last fortnight. Ed Bowsher asks what’s next for this part of the market and whether now is a good time to invest. He speaks to Howie Li of Legal & General Investment Management and Hector McNeill of HAN ETF.
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Howie Li, Hector McNeill


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The Big Call: Will ETFs Cause the Next Crash?

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The Big Call: Will ETFs Cause the Next Crash?
It’s inevitable that stock markets will fall sooner or later. In this edition of The Big Call, Ed Bowsher asks whether ETFs will contribute to that fall. Ed speaks to Helen Thomas of the Blondemoney website, who thinks that ETFs may well contribute to a correction and Adam Laird of Lyxor who disagrees.
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Helen Thomas, Adam Laird


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The Big Call: What is smart beta and is it a good idea?

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The Big Call: What is smart beta and is it a good idea?
Smart beta is sold as a way for private investors to follow sophisticated investment strategies at low cost. These include value (looking for cheap shares) and momentum (investing in companies where the share price is rising fast.) Ed Bowsher discusses the pros and cons with David Stevenson of ETFstream, Nicolas Samaran of Invesco, and market strategist Richard Wiggins.
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David Stevenson, Nicolas Samaran


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The Big Call: How to invest your money in a world of rising interest rates

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The Big Call: How to invest your money in a world of rising interest rates
Interest rates and bond yields are slowly starting to rise in 2018, so it’s a good time to ask what investors should do with their money as we begin to return to a world of monetary normality. Is it time to get out of bonds? Or stay in shares? Ed Bowsher asks James Butterfill, investment strategist, Sean Corrigan of Cantillon Consulting and Russ Mould of AJ Bell.
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James Butterfill, Sean Corrigan


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The Big Call: How to get a sustainable dividend

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The Big Call: How to get a sustainable dividend
It’s pretty easy to find investments that can pay you a chunky 5% or 6% yield. The challenge is to find investments where the dividend is sustainable and won’t be cut. Ed Bowsher heads to the “Big Call: Dividend Debate” conference and finds out several tips on how to do this by speaking to: Edward Lam of Somerset Capital Management, Mark Baker of Link Asset Services, Chanchal Samadder of Lyxor and David Stevenson of ETFstream.
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Edward Lam, Mark Baker, Chanchal Samadder, David Stevenson


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The Big Call: The low-down on dividend investing

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The Big Call: The low-down on dividend investing
Dividend investing isn’t just for retired people who need an income from their share portfolio – it can also be a rewarding strategy for younger investors who can reinvest their dividends. Ed Bowsher finds out more from Adam Laird of Lyxor, Oliver Smith of IG Smart Portfolios, and Laura Suter of the Telegraph.
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Adam Laird, Oliver Smith, Laura Suter


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The Big Call: The Lowdown On ESG Investing

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The Big Call: The Lowdown On ESG Investing
ESG investing, also known as ethical investment, is a big growth area in investing, especially in ETFs. And it doesn’t just make you feel virtuous, it can also boost your investment performance. Ed Bowsher finds out more from Veronique Menou of MSCI, and John Ditchfield from Castlefield Advisory Partners.
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Veronique Menou, John Ditchfield


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The Big Call: Should you invest in commercial property?

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The Big Call: Should you invest in commercial property?
Commercial property has had a good run recently. Does that mean you shouldn’t include any in your portfolio? Ed finds out from Mark Callender, head of property research at Schroders, Colm Lauder of Goodbody stockbrokers, and Scott Longley of ETFstream.
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Mark Callender


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The Big Call: How ETFs can help you in 2018

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The Big Call: How ETFs can help you in 2018
After the market wobble three weeks ago, it looks like share prices will probably be more volatile in 2018. How should investors position their portfolios to cope? Should they put money into ‘diversifiers’ like Gold? And can ETFs help? In the latest edition of the Big Call, Ed Bowsher finds out by chatting to Oliver Smith of IG Smart Portfolios and Sean Corrigan of Cantillon Consulting.
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Oliver Smith, Sean Corrigan


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The Big Call: Marijuana, Gaming and Stock-Picking Computers

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The Big Call: Marijuana, Gaming and Stock-Picking Computers
Ed Bowsher gets the lowdown on the latest developments in the ETF world. These include using artificial intelligence to pick stocks, as well as ETFs that invest in themes such as marijuana and electronic gaming.

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