James Foster, manager of the Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund, talks about striking the balance between risk and return in order to manage the fund’s yield. He has been favouring oil-related bonds and is keeping his long-held overweight position in financial bonds.
RecordedOct 3 20186 mins
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