David Liddell gives his investment advice to Money Observer for the contrarian investor.
David Liddell joins the Investors Chronicle Reader Portfolio team to give his views for ‘David’ who is self-employed with an erratic income; however his wife has a state sector job with a steady income and final-salary pension scheme. They have three children and would like to move to a bigger house.
Which FTSE 100 sector has been the best performer over the 12 months to end September 2017? The mining sector must be right up there, with Chilean copper miner Antofagasta gaining 81 per cent and Glencore 61 per cent. The FTSE 100 was up 7 per cent. Anglo American and Rio Tinto are comparative laggards with gains of 38 and 34 per cent respectively. The latter threw in a dividend yield of close to 7 per cent on its share price a year ago for good measure.
Continued out-performance from David Liddell’s investment trust portfolio for income as set out in the Investors Chronicle.
David Liddell joins the Investors Chronicle panel to select the Investors Chronicle Top 100 funds.
In this week’s personal finance podcast David Liddell joins Leonora, Kate and Emma from the Investors Chronicle looking at fund performance in July, including the high profile Woodford Equity Income Fund. They also discuss Bestinvest’s analysis of under-performing funds in ‘Spot the Dog’.
This week’s portfolio clinic concerns advice for an investor who wants to quit the rat race and live off income from investments. Listen here . . .
David Liddell joins Chris Dillow and Ben Yearsley in commenting on the Investors Chronicle Reader Portfolio: Jeremy is 52 years old and works full time. He is married and one of his children is financially independent, while the other has just finished their final year at university.