Interactive Investor

Funds Fan: dividends, value investing and star managers

Collectives editor Kyle Caldwell and independent expert Andrew Pitts discuss the latest industry news.

4th September 2020 09:46

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interactive investor’s collectives editor Kyle Caldwell and independent expert Andrew Pitts discuss the latest industry news, including an eminent fund manager’s exit. The pair debate the value of experience, considering the track records of current “stars” and how long to wait before investing with a successor. They also mull the prospect of a renaissance in value investing.

The hosts are joined by Sam Morse, manager of Fidelity European Values (LSE:FEV), who makes the case for investing in a “high beta play on global growth” and emphasises that despite the trust’s name, he does “not [take] a traditional value approach”. He also discusses gearing levels and dividend policies as “a torch in murky markets”. Finally, Teodor Dilov, fund analyst at ii, names his fund of the week from the ii Super 60 list of investments.

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