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View [Monthly video update – May 2018] Mark Whitehead with Global Equity Income update

Monthly video update – May 2018

US Treasury yields breaching the 3% mark and a closer look at research into cancer treatment. Mark Whitehead, Head of Income looks at what interested him in April.

Video 14 May 2018
View [Stewardship Annual Report] Stewardship Report News

Stewardship Annual Report

Considering stewardship factors is an integral part of Martin Currie's investment philosophy and process. Our Stewardship Annual Report 2018 highlights our approach, activity and the successes achieved in 2017.

News 10 April 2018
View [Monthly video update – April 2018] Securities Trust of Scotland video update - April 2018

Monthly video update – April 2018

Alan Porter on record levels of global M&A and how sustainability factors are at the forefront of his mind as AGM season gets underway

Video 6 April 2018
View [Monthly video update – March 2018] Securities Trust of Scotland Monthly update - March 2018

Monthly video update – March 2018

Mark Whitehead looks at the long-anticipated burst of volatility that led to February’s market sell off, but sees no reason to believe recent volatility is a sign of a move towards recession.

Video 21 March 2018
View [Investment conference: Ten free tickets to give away] The Scotsman Conference 2018

Investment conference: Ten free tickets to give away

As a sponsor of The Scotsman Conference ‘Markets 2018: Home or Overseas – Where to from here?’ we have 10 free tickets to give away, worth over £35 each (now closed).

News 20 February 2018
View [Volatility: beware the market noise] Market Volatility

Volatility: beware the market noise

Following stellar returns from global equities in 2017, the recent fall in markets has seen the return of short-term uncertainty. But has anything really changed?

Active Viewpoint 16 February 2018
View [Monthly video update – January 2018] Securities Trust update - January 2018

Monthly video update – January 2018

In this update, Mark Whitehead, Portfolio Manager, assesses the change in US federal income tax and opportunities for dividend growth in the tech sector.

Video 11 January 2018
View [Monthly video update – December 2017] Income investment video update Dec 2017

Monthly video update – December 2017

In this update Mark Whitehead, Portfolio Manager, highlights the importance of assessing the sustainability of a company’s distributions to shareholders, following a halving of the dividend by a major US industrial conglomerate.

Video 5 December 2017