Investor Views: Investing in Banks and Mining Shares

Private investor Tony Evans has discovered the ups and downs of investing in individual shares

Emma Simon 20 September, 2017 | 10:54AM

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Tony Evans, a self-employed film extra in his 50s, has been investing for almost 20 years. Like many investors, one of his main savings goals is to ensure he has enough money for retirement.

But he is also interested in building up a rainy day fund that he can use for other purposes. At the moment he is hoping to make enough from his investments to buy a new electric car.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Ashtead Group PLC1,605.50 GBX0.56
Fresnillo PLC636.00 GBX-6.17
Glencore PLC120.00 GBX-5.42
Legal & General Group PLC159.70 GBX-10.05

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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