Please see below the programme for The Auditorium at the London Investor Show. Need to book a ticket? CLICK HERE

The Auditorium

12:15pm - 12:50pm

Indexing - why is indexing important for private investors?

Gareth Parker, Head of Indexing at Morningstar Indexes, will provide a short but informative guide to indexes: their origins, development over time, their current usage, and where index design and usage may be heading. His session should be of interest to anyone using indexes to benchmark the performance of their investments, who use index-based investments such as exchange traded funds (ETFs), or who are interested in the latest developments in thematic and “strategic beta” investing. Questions are encouraged!

Speaker: Gareth Parker, Head of Indexing at Morningstar Indexes

1:00pm - 1:50pm

Craig Rickman

Holly Mead

Neil Blankstone

Toby Finden Crofts

What could the UK government do to best help investors? (Panel Session)

Hear from a panel of respected financial minds - from journalism, to personal finance and research - what do they think the most important changes the powers-that-be should make to help, and encourage, private investors in the UK. Bring your own ideas to put to the panel for debate and discussion.

Chair: Craig Rickman, Personal Finance Editor, interactive investor
Panel: Holly Mead, Deputy Money Editor, The Times and Sunday Times, Neil Blankstone, Director, Blankstone Hamilton Group; Toby Finden-Croft, Research in Finance

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Good Money Guide panel session

The Good Money Guide Awards aim to champion financial services firms that excel in innovation, product, and customer service. Each year thousands of clients tell us what they think to help others make smarter decisions about who to invest, trade and transfer currency with as well as provide valuable feedback to improve the online investing, trading, and currency transfer industry. The survey takes about 2 minutes to complete and will ask you to rank providers you have used on pricing, usability and customer service.
Panellists and title TBC

3:10pm - 3:45pm

How to be a fundamental investor (TBC)

ShareSoc Panel Session: Chaired by Mike Dennis, Director, ShareSoc;

3:50pm - 4:30pm

Dividend Investing

Learn more about how to invest for dividends.
Speaker: Rodney Hobson

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