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by monabri
August 2nd, 2019, 10:32 pm
Forum: Brokers and Share Dealing
Topic: SVS Securities bites the dust
Replies: 47
Views: 1661

Re: SVS Securities bites the dust

mc2fool wrote:Uh oh! I see their trading site and the SVS XO site are down. It's one of your brokers, IIRC, yes? What's your exposure?


More than £85k in my execution only account.
by monabri
August 2nd, 2019, 9:31 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: BT Group Trading update
Replies: 3
Views: 410

Re: BT Group Trading update

Arborbridge wrote:I love that "customer driven costs". People! - they are such a drag, aren't they :roll:


Easy solution that BT will successfully achieve. ;)
by monabri
August 2nd, 2019, 8:30 am
Forum: Investment Trusts and Unit Trusts
Topic: Pictet Global Environmental Opportunities fund
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Pictet Global Environmental Opportunities fund

The funds benchmark is the MSCI World Net Returns ( Euro). "The MSCI World Index captures large and mid cap representation across 23 Developed Markets (DM) countries*. With 1,655 constituents, the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each country.&q...
by monabri
August 1st, 2019, 10:41 pm
Forum: Brokers and Share Dealing
Topic: How to buy Tencent shares
Replies: 11
Views: 576

Re: How to buy Tencent shares

Edinburgh Dragon (EFM)

Scottish Mortgage ( SMT)

Fidelity China Special Situations (FCSS).

Contain holdings in Tencent.
by monabri
August 1st, 2019, 10:18 pm
Forum: Brokers and Share Dealing
Topic: How to buy Tencent shares
Replies: 11
Views: 576

Re: How to buy Tencent shares

JP Morgan Chinese Investment Trust ( JMC) 10.8 % Tencent top holding (-14% NAV).

Baillie Giff Pacific Horizons (PHI ) holds Tencent at 3% ish.
by monabri
August 1st, 2019, 6:09 pm
Forum: Investment Trusts and Unit Trusts
Topic: Pictet Global Environmental Opportunities fund
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Pictet Global Environmental Opportunities fund

From http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/funds/snapshot/report.aspx?id=F00000JQ80#/overview Over the last year https://i.postimg.cc/cHxxDx2T/Capture2.jpg Over a longer time frame https://i.postimg.cc/tJnLk8q2/Capture.jpg Hmm, paying top dollar and getting a fund which is dragging behind the index. Note ...
by monabri
August 1st, 2019, 5:14 pm
Forum: How Do I Invest
Topic: IT vs OEIC for growth
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Re: IT vs OEIC for growth

I'm investing using iWeb & they charge 2% to reinvest IT dividends for you. I could do it myself by bundling it up with other money I'm paying in, but probably wouldn't end up putting it back into the IT it came from, which will adversely affect returns from that IT. So it sounds like a fund is...
by monabri
August 1st, 2019, 11:10 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Shell 2nd Quarter 2019 and Half Year Unaudited Results
Replies: 9
Views: 968

Re: Shell 2nd Quarter 2019 and Half Year Unaudited Results

Just to set into context when this might be:- https://www.londonstockexchange.com/exchange/news/market-news/market-news-detail/RDSA/14171599.html "The company’s intention is to buy back at least $25 billion of its shares by the end of 2020 , subject to further progress with debt reduction and o...
by monabri
August 1st, 2019, 8:56 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Rio Tinto 2019 half year results
Replies: 8
Views: 880

Re: Rio Tinto 2019 half year results

" The ex-dividend date for both the 2019 interim dividend and the special dividend for Rio Tinto Limited, Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto plc ADR shareholders is 8 August 2019. Rio Tinto plc shareholders will receive 123.32 pence per share for the interim dividend and 49.82 pence per share for the ...
by monabri
August 1st, 2019, 12:25 am
Forum: Company Share news (LSE Main Market)
Topic: Lloyds (LLOY)
Replies: 32
Views: 2385

Re: Lloyds (LLOY)

Articles from 2011 ( following Roland500's comment) In 2011 the Guardian reported "The dramatic capitulation by the new Lloyds chief executive António Horta-Osório caught his rivals – who have been fighting the Financial Services Authority in the courts – on the hop and left the bailed-out bank...
by monabri
July 31st, 2019, 4:40 pm
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Lloyds Banking Group Half Year Results.
Replies: 14
Views: 962

Re: Lloyds Banking Group Half Year Results.

The "contents" page in part 1 told me the page number for "Key dates for the payment of the dividends: page 112". Handy! ;)
by monabri
July 31st, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Lloyds Banking Group Half Year Results.
Replies: 14
Views: 962

Re: Lloyds Banking Group Half Year Results.

Thank you monabri. It took me over half an hour to put all the reports up for today that might be of interest here, and I lose the will to live after wading through the reports. Back to Lloyds though, down 3.4% on market opening. I often wonder why I bother holding them to be honest. Ian. You're go...
by monabri
July 31st, 2019, 7:58 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Taylor Wimpey Half Yearly Report.
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Re: Taylor Wimpey Half Yearly Report.

That's a heck of an increase in the interim dividend..up 57%.
by monabri
July 31st, 2019, 7:47 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Lloyds Banking Group Half Year Results.
Replies: 14
Views: 962

Re: Lloyds Banking Group Half Year Results.

Shares quoted ex-dividend 8 August 2019

Interim dividend paid 13 September 2019

Interim ordinary dividend of 1.12 pence per share, up 5 per cent.
by monabri
July 30th, 2019, 8:12 pm
Forum: Investment Strategies
Topic: ETF's v Unit Trusts(or OEIC's) v Investment Trusts
Replies: 21
Views: 1209

Re: ETF's v Unit Trusts(or OEIC's) v Investment Trusts

Aminatidi wrote:I have read, to paraphrase, that when the Manure hits the fan there's a good chance that algorithms trading ETFs will play a large part.


If so, be ready with cash!
by monabri
July 30th, 2019, 5:38 pm
Forum: Company Share news (LSE Main Market)
Topic: Centrica (CNA)
Replies: 19
Views: 1513

Re: Centrica (CNA)

It's ridiculous that he has been "compensated" so much ...

I dropped an email to investor relations suggesting it would be better to get rid of him now.
by monabri
July 30th, 2019, 8:40 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Centrica Interim results.
Replies: 33
Views: 1849

Re: Centrica Interim results.

Anyone surprised? The only surprise for me was that Conn kept his job for so long!
by monabri
July 29th, 2019, 7:32 pm
Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Replacement Plug
Replies: 15
Views: 1062

Re: Replacement Plug


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