The Big Call Radio

The Big Call Radio

Investing in the UK: Time to pick up some Brexit bargains?

12th December 2018

As the Brexit crisis becomes ever more unpredictable, Ed asks whether now is a good time to buy some cheap shares. Ed speaks to Oliver Smith, Portfolio Manager at IG […]

The Big Call: Where next for markets?

12th November 2018

After the market falls in October, Ed Bowsher asks: why was there a correction, and more importantly, where next for markets? Ed speaks to Sean Corrigan, Principal at Cantillon Consulting […]

The Big Call: Where Next For Technology?

18th October 2018

The technology sector has had a serious wobble in the last fortnight. Ed Bowsher asks what’s next for this part of the market and whether now is a good time […]

The Big Call: Will ETFs cause the next crash?

27th September 2018

It’s inevitable that stock markets will fall sooner or later. In this edition of The Big Call, Ed Bowsher asks whether ETFs will contribute to that fall. Ed speaks to […]

The Big Call: What is Smart Beta and is it a Good Idea?

2nd August 2018

Smart beta is sold as a way for private investors to follow sophisticated investment strategies at low cost. These include value (looking for cheap shares) and momentum (investing in companies […]

The Big Call: How to Invest your Money in a World of Rising Interest Rates

8th June 2018

Interest rates and bond yields are slowly starting to rise in 2018, so it’s a good time to ask what investors should do with their money as we begin to […]

The Big Call: How to get a Sustainable Dividend

24th May 2018

It’s pretty easy to find investments that can pay you a chunky 5 or 6% yield. The challenge is to find investments where the dividend is sustainable and won’t be […]

The Big Call: the lowdown on dividend investing

8th May 2018

Dividend investing isn’t just for retired people who need an income from their share portfolio. It can also be a rewarding strategy for younger investors who can reinvest their dividends. […]

The Big Call: The Lowdown on ESG Investing

21st March 2018

ESG investing, also known as ethical investment, is a big growth area in investing, especially in ETFs. And it doesn’t just make you feel virtuous, it can also boost your […]

The Big Call: Should you Invest in Commercial Property?

7th March 2018

Commercial property has had a good run recently. Does that mean you shouldn’t include any in your portfolio? Ed finds out from Mark Callender, head of property research at Schroders, […]