Purposeful portfolios: Capital Conserver

Money Observer’s new series of four ‘purposeful portfolios’ are designed to address readers’ specific financial needs, with two growth-oriented portfolios and two targeting income requirements. These notional £100,000 portfolios are run by financial experts and were launched on 1 April 2017; we run updates from the manager in the magazine every four months.

The Capital Conserver portfolio, run by Rob Morgan of Charles Stanley, is designed for cautious investors who want steady capital growth with minimum volatility or risk to their capital.  It is updated in Money Observer each May, September and January.

You can read the latest Capital Conserver update here. 

Name Sector Purchase price (p) Quantity bought  Purchase date  Value at inception (£) Current value (£)   Change since last update  (%) Change since inception (%)  Yield (%)
Intern.  Public Partnerships IT IT Infrastructure 156 3205 3/31/2017  4,999.80   5,269.79  13.3 5.4 4.5
Artemis Global Income Global Equity Income 131 3821 3/31/2017  5,005.51   5,551.11  13 10.9 3.2
Aviva Investors Strategic Bond £ Strategic Bond 74 13563 3/31/2017  10,036.62   10,006.51  -0.5 -0.3 3.3
F&C Commercial Property IT Property - Direct UK 145 3455 3/31/2017  5,009.75   5,370.45  5.7 7.2 4.1
Gold Bullion Securities N/A ETP 9445 53 3/31/2017  5,005.85   4,660.45  -0.5 -6.9 3.8
Janus Henderson Strat. Bond £ Strategic Bond 137 7299 3/31/2017  9,999.63   10,209.62  -0.3 2.1 3.1
Perpetual Income & Growth IT Uk Equity Income 376 2661 3/31/2017  10,005.36   10,245.49  8.6 2.4 3.8
Jupiter Absolute Return Targeted Absolute Rt'n 56 17899 3/31/2017  10,023.44   9,632.53  -0.1 -3.9 0
Jupiter Strategic Bond £ Strategic Bond 97 5166 3/31/2017  5,011.02   5,036.08  -0.8 0.5 2.9
M&G Global Dividend Global Equity Income 179 5583 3/31/2017  9,993.57   11,172.81  13.4 11.8 1.6
Invesco Perpetual Asian* Asia ex-Japan 315 1549 3/28/2018  4,879.35   5,098.92  4.5 4.5 1
Newton Real Return Targeted Absolute Rt'nn 113 8846 3/31/2017  9,995.98   10,165.91  4.3 1.7 2.2
Stan'd Life Gbl Abs Ret Strats Targeted Absolute Rt'n 58 8635 3/31/2017  5,008.30   4,933.18  -1.5 -1.2 1.3
Standard Life Equity Inc Trust Uk Equity Income 413 1209 3/31/2017  4,993.17   6,056.70  9.7 21.3 3.9
PORTFOLIO            103,409.55  5.8 3.4  

Notes:Notes: Inception date of the portfolio was 1 April 2017; last update 28 March 2018. *Invesco Perpetual Asian replaced M&G Recovery 28 March 2018.
Source: Charles Stanley, as at 17 August 2018.