Rob Morgan

Rob Morgan is the pension and investments analyst at Charles Stanley Direct

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Fund in focus: Artemis UK Growth

He is passionate that UK investors, often despondent about their home market, should take notice of the wide array of world-class international companies here in the UK. Since Mr Steer

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Should you follow Woodford to new income fund?

Some commentators thought he would remain in the UK equity income space while other thought a move to smaller companies or private equity was more likely. It seems the former,

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How is the Woodford to Barnett handover going?

He was also recently appointed as Mr Woodford’s successor to run Edinburgh Investment Trust. We already hold Mr Barnett in high regard and chose his Invesco Perpetual UK Strategic Income

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Fund in focus: Artemis Global Income

It is no surprise given the superb long term returns achieved by high profile managers in the sector; the likes of Adrian Frost of Artemis, Clive Beagles of JO Hambro

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Six investment risks to watch out for in 2014

Markets like to climb a “wall of worry”, something ably demonstrated over the course of last year. Yet now asset prices are higher, the risks are greater, and some of

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What odds this year ends with a Santa rally?

Some say it is down to traders investing their Christmas bonuses, others point to the increased trading activity caused by the US tax year end. Alternatively, it could be window

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Viewpoint: Investing in infrastructure

Six major UK insurers are expected to invest up to £25bn in a variety of UK government infrastructure projects. The attraction is easy to understand. Infrastructure can offer long-term, above-inflation

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Fund in focus: Schroder UK Alpha Plus

A couple of weeks ago Graham French announced his retirement from M&G, and back in October, the big one, Neil Woodford revealed he would leave Invesco Perpetual. Back in March,

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How do currency movements affect funds?

However, they can have a significant influence on performance and represent a risk that must be considered. It is also important to note in which circumstances fund managers hedge or

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Fund in Focus: Legg Mason US Smaller Companies Fund

Fortunately, a resolution to increasing the US “debt ceiling” – albeit a temporary one – now looks on the cards. However, the mere possibility of the US reneging on debt