P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:00/14   1/8     UNIT TRUST PANEL The MONEYFILE Unit Trust Panel has beel recruited from a number of independent advisory firms in an attempt to offer a path through the qnit trust jqngle. Unit trusts, it must be emphasised, cal fall in value. Neither the panellists nor the BBC can accept responsibility for recommendations made. Selections shown and opinions expressed are those of the persons named and are not necessarily shared by the BBC. * Investors are recommended always to seek professional advice before buying.  More
P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:27/12   2/8     UNIT TRUST PANEL * FEBRUARY's panellists have chosen: UK USA Japan Gilts Other Berry * * Botting * * * Boyle * S S = speculative * Selections are geared for growth on a 12-month view and are considered worthy of inclusion in a balanced portfolio.  More
P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:00/00     UNIT T TST PANEL H—lhe Berry (Berry Asset Management1 * FEBRUARY commentary: Ovarview: We still believe we are only in the darly stagds of another strong upward move in most of the world's major stock markets. Thd falling oil price will spur economic growth in 1986. And, although interest rates may remain high, we do not expdct they will rise much from these levels. urope: Still plenty to go for. We are still recommending Oppenhdimer and Mercury; also GT Germany for the more specialist investor  More
P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:27/33   3/8     UNIT TRUST PANEL Jamie Berry (Berry Asset Management) * FEBRUARY commentary: Overview: We still believe we are only in the early stages of another strong upward move in most of the world's major stock markets. The falling oil price will spur economic growth in 1986. And, although interest rates may remain high, we do not expect they will rise much from these levels. Europe: Still plenty to go for. We are still recommending Oppenheimer and Mercury; also GT Germany for the more specialist investor.  More
P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:24/00   4/8     UNIT TRUST PANEL H—lie Berry (Berry Asset Management) * FEBRUARY commentary (cont): USA: The autumn rally was lost for sterling investors because of the pound's strength. This market is still good value and sterling could weaken. We like S&P American Income & Growth and Henderson North American. International: Investors wanting to avoid the day-to-day decisions should select Perpetual International Growth or Oppenheimer Special Situations (a small fund that could do very well over the next 12 months).  More
P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:20/00   5/8     UNIT TREST PANEL Louise Botting (Douglas Deakin Young) * FEBRUARY commentary: UK: Limited scope for 1986, so we would concentrate on income trusts, with defensive portfolios and specialists. (Try County Bank Financial, Prolific High Income, Fidelity Growth & Income) USA8 The potential for gains improves as the squeeze on corporate profits eases and the weaker dollar enhances the potential of the manufacturing sector. Expect a more stable dollar/ pound exchange rate in 1986. (M&G American Recovery is recommended).  More
P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:20/01   6/8       UNIT TRUST PANEL Louise Botting (Douglas Deakin Young) * FEBRUARY commentary (cont): Europe: Probably more to go for here in the short term, with the main economies benefiting from the weakness in the oil price. Currency gains should continue to enhance investment performance. h MEG F&C European Income). International: After dull performances in 1985 and with the pound looking a weak counter, we expect good progress from diversified international funds. (Try Fidelity Managed International).  More
P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:20/01   7/8     UNIT TRUST PANEL Robin Boyle (Stancliffe Todd Hodgson) * FEBRUARY commentary: UK: No hurry to take profits in quality stocks. Hold. USA: Leveraged brx,outs have swallowed up perhaps 10pc of the market. Buy. Japan: A hold following the yen's riseN Europe: No longer cheap. Take half your profits. Speculative: Minings and oils may have bounced off the bottom.  More
P226 CEEFAX 226 Fri 7 Feb 19:20/14   8/8     UNIT TRUST PANEL Robin Boyle (Stancliffe Todd Hodgson) * FEBRUARY selections: UK: Henderson Capital Growth Fidelity Growth & Income USA: Gartmore Hedged American MIM US Special Income Gilts: Tyndall Gilt Income Fidelity Gilt & Fixed Interest Speculative: MIM Gold & Precious Metals  More