Over the past couple of years, high inflation and interest rate rises mean consumers have tightened their belts. This has proved a challenging backdrop for UK consumer stocks. However, as ever, there are both winners and losers. Joining Kyle to discuss how he's been approaching investing in consumer stocks during the cost-of-living crisis is fund manager David Smith, of Henderson High Income (LSE:HHI), an investment trust. Smith also explains how he started adjusting the portfolio as the pace of inflation slowed, and in anticipation of interest rates cut over the next year.
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