Active funds are expensive and often perform poorly. But one type of active fund regularly beats the market and can be had for knock-down prices, says John Stepek: investment trusts.
There are two main types of fund out there for investors to invest in. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how they work, and which is her favourite.
There has been a lot of media coverage recently on how passive investment is in a bubble. Don’t believe a word of it, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
This week I’m keeping my investment thoughts short and sweet, listing my predictions and favourite funds for 2017, says David C Stevenson.
Baker Steel Resources Trust invests in natural resource companies, while Candover investments invests in privately owned European businesses.
Max King reveals why he is sceptical of these three widely held investment trusts – and tips others to consider instead.
Listed private-equity funds can offer individual investors superior returns. But picking the best funds requires extensive analysis, says Frederic Guirinec.
Undervalued investment trusts are a popular choice for many funds that specialise in investing in other funds. Here, three managers pick three of their favourite trusts for the coming year
Alasdair McKinnon has turned around the Scottish Investment trust by buying up unfashionable stocks, he tells Merryn Somerset Webb.
Peer-to-peer lending funds are out of favour, says David C Stevenson. That spells opportunity for contrarian investors.
Ruth Jackson explains how best to buy investment trusts for your portfolio.
Russian stocks could prove to be more effective than US stocks as a way to bet on Trump.