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Investor Views: Private investor Gurmit Dhendsa is running his own share portfolio rather than rely on a pension manager

Emma Simon 10 July, 2019 | 12:08PM

GlaxoSmithKline

Gurmit Dhendsa says he initially started investing as a way of ensuring his mortgage was repaid.

Dhendsa, who live in Reading, Berkshire, says he and his wife took out an endowment mortgage in the 1980s. “This was the fashionable thing to do at the time. But it became clear several years later that this was not going to pay out what we thought it would, thanks to changing economic conditions.”

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Arcontech Group PLC165.00 GBX-2.65
Aviva PLC280.00 GBX2.45
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,634.40 GBX-0.18
Lloyds Banking Group PLC31.73 GBX3.36
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B1,246.40 GBX0.83
Vodafone Group PLC129.88 GBX1.60

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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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