Index provider S&P releases an annual “scorecard” rating how active funds compare to passive funds, says John Stepek. This year was worse than usual.
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.
Professional investor Nick Greenwood picks three unloved investment trusts that are trading on big discounts to their net asset values.
David C Stevenson explains why it’s time to give Alliance Trust another look.
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.
Max King tips the best funds to profit from the move towards purpose-built doctors’ surgeries.
Investors don’t need to worry about when to buy into US stocks, says Max King. They can leave that to the managers of these two funds.
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.