For far too long, fund management fees have been excessive, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Now, finally, competition is driving them down.
Hold gold and Treasuries and prepare for inflation. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Troy Asset Management’s Sebastian Lyon.
Tim Price explains what you should watch our for when choosing a fund manager to look after your money.
Alliance Trust’s surrender marks the biggest victory yet for shareholder activists in Britain.
We face a summer exciting in possibilities and daunting in turbulence. David C Stevenson explains how to prepare for it.
The International Monetary Fund has warned of the lurking danger in unit trusts and exchange-traded funds.
Early investors in Neil Woodford’s new small-cap fund could be onto a winner, says David Thornton. But as the fund’s name suggests, they must be patient.
Early-stage companies and micro-cap stocks can deliver spectacular returns, says David C Stevenson. But the risks are high and you must be willing to lock away your money for many years.
Bruce Stout explains to Merryn Somerset Webb why emerging markets may be a better bet for profits and dividends than traditional defensive stocks.
The explosive finale to Alliance Trust’s battle with US hedge fund Elliott could present investors with a buying opportunity, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Take the hand of an active manager, and venture into emerging markets. David C Stevenson tips one new exchange-traded fund to keep your eye on.