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Edinburgh Lunchtime Investment Club

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Grassmarket Community Project

86 Candlemaker Row

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Lunchtime investment club

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Midday: Doors open for Club Members who should proceed to the Edinburgh Seven Room for the meeting. NB: Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.

12:15 PM: "Recent Market Developments." A whistle stop tour of key developments in the financial markets in September and October 2019, followed by discussion about what these developments mean for the future outlook.

12:50 PM: Keynote speaker – see below.

1:45 PM: Any Other Business and selection of the speaker for the next meeting.

2:00 PM: Close

Keynote Speaker. The Keynote Speaker for the October 31st meeting is Robert O'Riordan, on "Choices Facing the Private Investor - Now and Then - Active or Passive; Advised or Self-Directed.”

Robert worked as a private client stockbroker in Edinburgh for twenty years: starting at Bell Lawrie Macgregor & Co in 1981 and then with successor and offshoot firms including Brewin Dolphin Bell Lawrie and execution only broker, Stocktrade where he was a founder director. He moved to Edinburgh based global investment managers Baillie Gifford and Co in 2001 where he shared client responsibility for the firm's investment trust clients including Scottish Mortgage, Monks and, latterly, SAINTS. He retired in 2013 and is currently deeply immersed in politics as the Scottish Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for East Lothian.

As background to his talk, he recommends "the best discussion I have come across on skill, risk, markets, indices and investment featuring an articulate Vanguard spokesperson and my former colleague James Anderson of Baillie Gifford" at

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0006lbb

(27 mins)

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