Bond funds for income and how to select strong smaller companies

In this week’s show deputy personal finance editor Dave Baxter explains how to get a good income by selectively investing in bonds.

Stuart Widdowson, manager of Odyssean Investment Trust (OIT), explains how taking a private equity approach when investing in smaller companies has helped iron out the volatility associated with this area. He also considers to what extent you can use data such as a company's financial metrics and past profitability to assess its investment potential in the current market and economic environment.

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