After a quiet spell, several new investment trusts are coming to market, says David C Stevenson – but some look badly timed.
Articles written by David C Stevenson
HanETF’s exchange-traded fund allows you to buy into a “mega trend” – the surging demand for smartphones in Asia.
Regulators are considering making peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding less accessible to investors who aren’t professional or very rich, says David Stevenson.
A specialist investment trust and a mining stock allow investors to bet on African large-cap stocks, and a recovery in Zimbabwe.
This London-listed Reit lets you invest in the growing consumer markets of an exciting continent, says David Stevenson.
This mature alternative-finance property firm is not without risks, says David Stevenson, but could still be worth tucking away for the long term.
Look beyond emerging markets: a category of small, exotic countries known as frontier markets are illiquid and highly risky – but could be very rewarding, says David Stevenson.
Investors are spoilt for choice when it comes to robo-advisers – also known as digital wealth managers. David Stevenson looks at what’s available, and how they differ.
Value investing has been out of fashion – here’s how to bet that will change over the long run.
You should be able to count on the board of an investment trust to look after your interests, says David Stevenson. Two recent cases show just how important an effective board is.