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The Scotsman Publications Limited: Investment in a post-Brexit world

Posted: 26th January 2017

The Scotsman Publications Limited: Investment in a post-Brexit world

Tuesday 28th March 2017, 08:00 – 11:00, Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

£40 + VAT

**Please quote EDINCHAM to receive 20% member discount**

In a tumultuous world in the wake of the political earthquakes of Brexit and the Trump Presidency, how and where should people now be investing?

UK equities appear expensive, interest rates look to be on the way up, and the market is due a correction after such a strong rise.

There are many questions:

* Have we seen The Last Hurrah for defensive investments and income funds?

* Are emerging markets due a further rally?

* Are there particular sectors – infrastructure, biotech, IT – that investors should be looking at?

* Should we rule out continental European equities, and what about cash?

Expert speakers will cut through the political and economic noise and give their view on where the markets are going and the safest havens for your money.

Agenda

8:30am: Introduction by the chair

Bill Jamieson

8:35am: Is your investment portfolio Brexit-ready?

Tom Walker, Head of Global Portfolio Trust, Martin Currie

8:55am: Market valuation, historical perspectives and the risk of a correction becoming a rout:

Russell Napier, Co-Founder at ERIC Electronic Research Interchange and Against The Head Ltd

9:15am: Practical advice for retail investors in 2017

Merryn Somerset-Webb, Editor in Chief, Moneyweek, and FT columnist

9:35am: Q&A with all three speakers, facilitated by Bill Jamieson

10:05am: Close

To book click here.

Fees include refreshments, networking breakfast and exclusive access to the Post Conference Reports.

For more information please email conferences@scotsman.com or give the team a call on 0131 311 7233.

 

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