Fund of the week: Go fishing for minnows

Size isn’t everything, but this fund boasts the distinction of being the biggest trust in the smaller companies sector.

What’s more, last year it delivered the best net asset value (NAV) performance of any such trust over 12 months, says Leonora Walters in the Investors Chronicle, and “one of the best over three years”.

In all, the trust has returned 59.5% over one year and 85.5% over three, beating its benchmark Numis Smaller Companies Index.

Walters thinks the trust “will continue to do well”. The stocks it holds may yield less than bigger companies, but many have [...]

MoneyWeek magazine

Latest issue:

Magazine cover
Paying by mobile

Why your phone will replace your wallet

The UK's best-selling financial magazine. Take a FREE trial today.
Claim 4 FREE Issues
Shale gas 'fracking' promises to transform Britain's energy market. Find out what it is, what it means, and how to invest.

Which investment platform?

When it comes to buying shares and funds, there are several investment platforms and brokers to choose from. They all offer various fee structures to suit individual investing habits.
Find out which one is best for you.