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.
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.
Merryn Somerset Webb gives an update on the progress of the MoneyWeek portfolio of investment trusts, and makes one change.
While much of the financial sector is worried about the effect of Brexit, leaving the EU could prove very beneficial for investment trusts, says Matthew Partridge.
Looking to invest with an active fund manager? Here’s yet another reason to look at investment trusts before you do anything else. John Stepek reports.