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.
David C Stevenson highlight a small UK-listed fund that acts as a constant source of ideas for bargain hunters.
Emerging markets suffered a shock in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election, says Sarah Moore. But expect Southeast Asia to bounce back.
In the 1980s, Jim Simons left academia behind to concentrate on investing. The result was quite possibly the world’s greatest money maker.
A shortage of social housing has led to a shake-up in the sector, says David C Stevenson – and the emergence of this attractive fund.
Max King tips a host of funds in various sectors to do well in the forthcoming year.
John Stepek talks to fund manager Charlie Morris about when you should use an active fund over a passive fund.
Max King takes a look at the insurance sector, and tips some of the best funds to put your money in now.
Britain’s fund-management industry is massive. Yet the industry resembles a cosy oligopoly.
For many investors, passive funds are a better option than active funds. But if you do want an active fund, how do you pick a good one? John Stepek explains.
Now that the markets have got over the shock of a Trump victory in the US presidential election, David C Stevenson looks at which funds to buy.