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ESG, Sustainable, Ethical and… OUCH!

Holly Mackay | 13/07/2020

You’d be forgiven for getting confused about ESG investing. It’s hard to label, hard to pinpoint and hard to work out who's doing what well. As always, examples help understanding.

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Holly's Blog: A challenge from Mr Mackay Senior

Holly Mackay | 10/07/2020 | 77

Like so many, Mr Mackay Senior holds the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, perennial bestselling investment trust on many platforms, (which has shot up by 50% over the last three months, 250% over the last 5 years) and was asking himself about taking profits and getting out.

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Holly's Blog: Cherry-picking and Best Sellers

Holly Mackay | 03/07/2020 | 113

Back in March when the world as we know it blew up (100+ very loooooong days ago), people remained resilient despite the market falls. More than half of you told us that you were planning on buying – but favoured adding to your investments with arguably ‘safer’ broad-brush trackers and global funds.

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Dizzying excitement this week as HMRC published data on ISAs yesterday, always an exciting day in my calendar. The number of people who paid into a stocks and shares ISA from April 2018 – April 2019 fell by nearly half a million...But more interesting to me are always the Junior ISA stats.

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