Driven by record amounts of money pouring in to exchange-traded funds, markets are starting to feel a little overheated, says John Stepek. Are we nearing the top?
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.
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.
If you were to design the perfect vehicle for a contrarian investor to use, it would look a lot like an investment trust, says John Stepek.
Funds are a popular choice for investors looking to build their fortunes, but they come in two main varieties. Investment trusts are by far the better bet, says John Stepek.