Smart beta funds can give you the benefits of active management, but with much lower fees. David C Stevenson looks at four such funds.
Ed Bowsher explains why small-cap stocks can give you a big advantage over City investors, and picks two of the best ways to buy in.
Matthew Partridge looks at some of the best funds to profit from Southeast Asia’s rapid growth.
As the Fed prepares to stop its QE programme, the dollar is spiking upwards. John Stepek looks at how you can profit.
America’s economic power is waning – that makes for a less certain world. Merryn Somerset Webb explains what that means for your investments.
Every investor should pop some property in their portfolio. Real estate investment trusts (Reits) are the way to do it, says David C Stevenson.
Brazil could soon have a pro-business government. That’s great news for investors. But whoever wins the election, there are plenty of reasons to invest there, says Ed Bowsher.
Beware many of the infrastructure funds being touted at the moment. Bengt Saelensminde explains why he wouldn’t touch them with a barge pole.
With a business-friendly government, a highly-educated middle class, and a young, growing population, the case for investing in India is strong. Ed Bowsher picks the best way to do it.
P2P loans are really just bonds, which means they could soon be in trouble. David C Stevenson explains why diversification is the key to healthy returns.
The word ‘quality’ gets bandied about by investors. David C Stevenson finds out what it really means, and tips the best funds to buy now.