Investor Views: "Risky Trusts are Funding my Retirement"

Private investor Martin Seach uses a range of investment trusts to access global stock markets

Emma Simon 11 January, 2018 | 7:41AM

Private investor Martin Seach invests in Russia

Martin Seach has been putting money into investment trusts for the past twenty years. He began investing in his 30s, when having a family made him consider his financial future.

He says: “At the time I had an endowment policy, which I’d taken out with my first mortgage, but it was showing a pretty average return. I wanted to invest for the future. We had a young family, so I started to look at what other options there were.”

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon Ord241.46 GBX1.45
JPMorgan Global Emerg Mkts Inc Ord113.82 GBX-0.16
Scottish Mortgage Ord989.85 GBX1.58

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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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