A Value View Episode 12: Coronavirus, stock markets and the economy – an investor’s perspective

Simon Gergel Looks at how markets are reacting to the coronavirus and describes how he and his team are dealing with the fallout in terms of the investment portfolio. Simon also looks at the outlook for income from dividends, a cornerstone of the Merchants Trust’s strategy.

Mail on Sunday: Fund Focus on Merchants

In February, journalist Jeff Prestridge wrote a Fund Focus article on Merchants Trust for The Mail on Sunday, looking at Merchants’ delivery of both income and growth.

A Value View Episode 11: Reflecting on a momentous 2019 and a look at what 2020 may hold

Simon Gergel reviews 2019 – a momentous year in terms of global market volatility and the polarisation of the UK market as investors heavily favoured higher-quality growth stocks. 2020 is starting out with more political certainty in the UK.

A Value View Episode 10: Opportunity From Uncertainty

Simon Gergel reflects on what has been a fascinating year so far, with politics driving market volatility globally and the UK market becoming increasingly polarised. He talks about finding opportunities from this situation.

A Value View Episode 9: What does it mean to be a value investor?

In his latest podcast, Simon Gergel, Portfolio Manager of The Merchants Trust, discusses what it means to be a value investor and how the team implements this across the Merchants portfolio of high yielding shares.

Edison Research: Celebrating 130th birthday with higher dividend

Simon Gergel highlights the Trust’s growing income stream, long-term capital growth and above-average dividend yield.

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