richjfool

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Wed Jul 22

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richjfool replied to the Investing for Income board. 09:57

Re: Fears for Footsie dividends

I note that SLET's yield is around 2.8%, whereas CTY and TMPL with their large holdings in Shell and HSBC are yielding 3.7% - 3.9%. Noting the comments at the end of the Citywire article, Moore's purchases wouldn't seem to be enhancing the yield on [more]

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richjfool replied to the Investing for Income board. 08:37

Re: Fears for Footsie dividends

A related article:

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Sat Jul 11

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 14:41

Re: Changes to Dividend Tax

I think some people are trying to read too much into what was announced. The way I see it the £5000 allowance is specifically for investment dividend income. The ordinary personal allowance of £11000 (2016/17) relates to earned income, or [more]

Tue Jun 30

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 15:55

Re: So, what are you buying / thinking of buying

Bought some RICA last week to increase protection/defensive part of portfolio.

Bought (back into) HEFT (Henderson European Focus Trust) during yesterday's falls to increase European exposure.

Already hold some EAT.

Reduced [more]

Sun Jun 28

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 14:04

Re: An Asia focussed IT

I like and hold:
Aberdeen Asian Income Trust -(AAIF) - well respected and prudently run.
Schroder Oriental Income - (SOI)- good solid performance.

I have a reduced holding of Henderson Far East Income (HFEL)- Although it has a higher [more]

Fri Apr 15

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richjfool wrote 06:25

whether to offload my holding of national Grid

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