Interview with Gurpreet Gujral from Atrato Onsite Energy

In this week’s show, Richard Williams spoke to Gurpreet Gujral from Atrato Onsite Energy. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us on as@quoteddata.com. Additionally, if you would […]

AVI Japan Opportunity – The sun has risen

AVI Japan Opportunity Investment companies | Annual Overview | 20 February 2024 The sun has risen 2023 has been a particularly noteworthy year for Japan, defined by impressive share price returns (at least in yen terms) and substantial progress in its path to improving corporate governance. The Tokyo Stock Exchange has implemented a series of […]

Tritax EuroBox – Calmer waters

Tritax EuroBox Real estate | Update | 20 February 2024 Calmer waters After a tumultuous period of interest rate volatility (with the rapid rise in interest rates reflected in investment yields, causing values to fall), real estate has entered calmer waters. Asset values are stabilising and occupier markets remain supportive of rental growth. Tritax EuroBox […]

Interview with Richard Hulf from HydrogenOne Capital

In this week’s show, James Carthew spoke to Richard Hulf from HydrogenOne Capital. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us on as@quoteddata.com. Additionally, if you would prefer to […]

Edinburgh Worldwide – “The opportunity is as exciting as ever”

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment companies | Annual Overview | 13 February 2024 “The opportunity is as exciting as ever” As the rate of inflation continues to fall (barring a small bounce in the UK in December 2023) interest rates look likely to fall. Growth stocks, which tend to suffer disproportionately when interest rates rise, have been […]

QuotedData’s Investment Companies Roundup – February 2024

February 2024 Monthly | Investment companies  Kindly sponsored by abrdn  Winners and losers in January 2024 As with 2023, markets remained beholden to the trajectory of interest rates and inflation in January. Having steadily drifted downwards over the last month of the year, bond yields rose after an unexpected increase in inflation, with the data […]

QuotedData’s Real Estate Monthly Roundup – February 2024

Real Estate Roundup Kindly sponsored by abrdn Performance data January’s biggest movers in price terms are shown in the charts below. Investors seem to be taking a ‘wait-and-see’ approach to the real estate sector at the start of 2024, as inflation in the UK lags behind other developed economies and anticipated interest rate cuts may […]

QuotedData’s Economic and Political Monthly Roundup February 2024

Economic and Political Roundup Investment companies | Monthly | February 2024 Amid the heightened geopolitical friction that has continued from December, global returns in January were relatively solid. In the US, GDP grew at an annualised 3.3% in the fourth quarter of 2023, while a blockbuster jobs report at the beginning of February reignited inflation […]

Interview with Kartik Kumar from Artemis Alpha Trust

In this week’s show, James Carthew spoke to Kartik Kumar from Artemis Alpha Trust. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us on as@quoteddata.com. Additionally, if you would prefer […]

Chrysalis Investments – Turned a corner

Chrysalis Investments Investment companies | Update | 7 February 2024 Turned a corner Chrysalis Investments (CHRY) seems to have turned a corner. The welcome 6.5% jump in the NAV over the final quarter of 2023 (see page 11), encouraging news from many portfolio companies, an NAV enhancing (but unnamed) disposal in the works (see page […]

Interview with Ross Grier from NextEnergy Capital

In this week’s show, James Carthew spoke to Ross Grier from NextEnergy Capital. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us on as@quoteddata.com. Additionally, if you would prefer to […]

GCP Infrastructure – Don’t look back in anger

GCP Infrastructure Investment companies | Annual overview | 30 January 2024 Don’t look back in anger There is no doubt that 2023 was a challenging year for GCP and the broader infrastructure sector as a confluence of factors weighed on performance, particularly the rapid increase in interest rates. Despite this, the company was still able […]

Interview with Nick Montgomery & Bradley Biggins from Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust

In this week’s show, James Carthew spoke to Nick Montgomery and Bradley Biggins from Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us on as@quoteddata.com. […]

Gulf Investment Fund – In good hands

Gulf Investment Fund Investment companies | Annual overview | 23 January 2024 In good hands Gulf Investment Fund (GIF) has demonstrated an ability to be one of the best-performing strategies focusing on the Gulf region, as illustrated by its net asset value (NAV) outperformance and its ability to generate sector-leading alpha (a measurement of manager […]

Ecofin Global Utilities and Infrastructure Trust – Strong outlook as macro gloom lifts

Ecofin Global Utilities and Infrastructure Trust Investment companies | Annual Overview | 23 January 2024 Strong outlook as macro gloom lifts Over the past 12 months, Ecofin Global Utilities and Infrastructure (EGL), along with the broader utilities and infrastructure sector, has been at the mercy of broader macro-economic conditions. However, its recent performance in no […]

QuotedData’s Investment Companies Roundup – January 2024

January 2024 Monthly | Investment companies  Kindly sponsored by abrdn  Winners and losers in December 2023 December saw a continuation of November’s market rally, with the MSCI All Countries World Index up 4.1%. However, the excitement did show signs of faltering towards the end of the month, as investors had to weigh the actual likelihood […]

QuotedData’s Investment Companies Annual Review – 2023

Review 2023 Annual roundup | Investment companies | January 2024 Over the worst, and the bulls are loose While there were plenty of financial headlines over 2023, inflation was still the main influence on markets. Rates of inflation are well below their 2022 peaks, but it was only towards the end of October 2023 that […]

QuotedData’s Real Estate Annual Review – 2023

Real Estate Annual Review Kindly sponsored by abrdn Things can only get better The real estate sector endured a tough 2023, with much of the year characterised by falling values amid the high interest rate landscape. Values have since stabilised across sub-sectors. Optimism returned in the final couple of months of the year, on promising […]

QuotedData’s Real Estate Monthly Roundup – January 2024

Real Estate Roundup Kindly sponsored by abrdn Performance data December’s biggest movers in price terms are shown in the charts below. A challenging 2023 for the real estate sector was rounded off on a positive footing, with a median average share price increase of 7.1% across the listed sector in December (down 6.3% in the […]

QuotedData’s Economic and Political Monthly Roundup January 2024

Economic and Political Roundup Investment companies | Monthly | January 2024 Political turbulence persisted in December, ushering in a new wave of global uncertainty in the build up to the 2024 election cycle. In spite of this, confidence in the US remained high as falling yields precipitated a global rally in risk assets. Market pricing […]

Interview with Purvi Sapre from SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust

In this week’s show, James Carthew spoke to Purvi Sapre from SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us on as@quoteddata.com. Additionally, if you […]

JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust – Are we there yet? 

JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust Investment companies | Update | 17 January 2024 Are we there yet? Optimism driven by rapidly developing corporate governance reforms, a divergent economy cycle, and still-negative interest rates saw a dramatic rally in benchmark Japanese indices over 2023, with the TOPIX index (the Tokyo Stock Price Index) climbing to its highest […]

Interview with Tim Levene from Augmentum

In this week’s show, James Carthew spoke to Tim Levene from Augmentum. If you were looking for the first part of QuotedData’s show, focused on the roundup of the week’s news, click here. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us on as@quoteddata.com. Additionally, if you would prefer to watch […]

Urban Logistics REIT – A re-rating candidate

Urban Logistics REIT REITs | Annual overview | 10 January 2024 A re-rating candidate If an inflexion point in the interest rates cycle has been reached, as seems to be the case, Urban Logistics REIT (SHED) is a compelling proposition. Valuations have stabilised – as evidenced by a 0.2% uplift in the value of SHED’s […]

Polar Capital Technology – The AI’s have it

Polar Capital Technology Investment companies | Update | 9 January 2024 The AI’s have it Polar Capital Technology’s (PCT’s) manager Ben Rogoff’s conviction levels on the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) have risen, reflecting the all-encompassing possibilities of the technology. His bullishness is displayed in the make-up of PCT’s portfolio, which is weighted almost 80% […]

QuotedData’s weekly news update – Review of 2023

In this week’s show, James Carthew and Andrew McHattie from Investment Trust Newsletter reviewed the investment companies sector in 2023. If there is a guest speaker you’d particularly like to hear from, please email us on as@quoteddata.com. Additionally, if you would prefer to watch and ask questions live, please join us every Friday at 11am.

Rights and Issues Investment Trust – Old dog, new tricks

Rights and Issues Investment Trust Investment companies | Update | 19 December 2023  Old dog, new tricks We are now more than 12 months into Jupiter Asset Management’s tenure managing the Rights and Issues investment trust (RIII), following the retirement of Simon Knott, who was at the helm for 39 years. New managers Dan Nickols […]

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Vietnam Holding Limited – Bringing you redemption

Vietnam Holding Limited Investment companies | Annual overview | 15 December 2023 Bringing you redemption Vietnam Holding (VNH) continues to provide both a peer group and benchmark beating performance (it is the top-performing Vietnamese fund in NAV terms over one, three and five years – see pages 18 to 20) and, aided by Vietnam’s long-term […]

Oakley Capital Investments – Walking the walk

Oakley Capital Investments  Investment companies | Update | 15 December 2023 Walking the walk Despite broader economic challenges, Oakley Capital Investments (OCI) continues to deliver outstanding, market beating shareholder returns. Its focus on cash-generative companies with recurring revenues and asset-light business models means the portfolio remains well insulated as financial conditions have tightened, highlighted by […]

Henderson High Income – Improving outlook on a double discount

Henderson High Income  Investment companies | Update | 14 December 2023 Improving outlook on a double discount Henderson High Income (HHI) has recently announced that Henderson Diversified Income will be merged into it, subject to shareholder approval, which will add advantages of scale to HHI in the coming months, such as enhanced liquidity and the […]