The crisis is over and the economic recovery seems to be picking up speed. Does that mean the case for holding gold is finished? We wouldn’t be so hasty.
Political uncertainty is a big red flag, but if you’re still bullish, avoid individual Russian equities and plump for a passive fund instead, says David C Stevenson.
There’s no change afoot as Merryn Somerset Webb reviews our portfolio of investment trusts.
Emerging-market stocks are among the first to be cast off when investors turn fearful. But Ed Bowsher explains why it would be a mistake to turn your back on China.
China’s recent stock-market rally is showing no signs of abating. Ed Bowsher tips the best funds to buy now.
This fund’s strategy of snapping up cheap European stocks could pay dividends when the recovery comes.
Both France and Germany are heading for recession. That means it’s time to buy European stocks, says Matthew Partridge. Here, he explains why, and looks at what to buy.
The phrase ‘passive’ investing is misleading – all investing is active. It’s a vital concept to understand, says John Stepek. Even if all you’re buying is a tracker fund.
Go ‘double long’ on stocks, then sit back and enjoy the ride, says David C Stevenson.
Dundee’s jute barons needed diverse, long-term homes for their vast fortunes. And the investment trusts they created are still going strong. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why they are such good long-term bets.
David C Stevenson has been cautiously bullish on emerging markets since the end of last year. Now it seems that more mainstream investors are coming around too. Here, he picks the best funds to buy.