Funds

Why investors shouldn’t overlook Europe

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Ollie Beckett, manager of the TR European Growth Trust, tackles investor questions around Europe’s economic outlook and the consequences of further quantitative easing on the continent’s equity market.

Just what is a fund anyway?

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.

Video: Why we like investment trusts

Investment trusts are a relatively cheap and simple way of investing in the stockmarket. Ed Bowsher explains why at MoneyWeek, we much prefer them to other funds.

Woodford, WeWork and the perfectly legal but morally outrageous “bezzle”

Neil Woodford and Adam Neumann have pulled off spectacular examples of the “bezzle”, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Hoodwinking investors and walking off with vast, unearned fortunes.

Henderson Far East Income: healthy returns amid Hong Kong concern

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Mike Kerley, manager of Henderson Far East Income Ltd, gives an update on the company’s performance this year, and explains how Asian companies have contributed to a strong financial year despite growing concerns around Hong Kong.

The imperatives of growth investing

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James Anderson, joint manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, talks about why we need to embrace risk and volatility to achieve long-term rewards.

Is it time to buy Patient Capital Trust?

Neil Woodford’s Patient Capital Trust has been taken over by asset manager Schroders. The share price has surged – but should you buy in? John Stepek looks at the trust’s prospects.

Neil Woodford: no silver lining for his investors

Neil Woodford made every mistake it is possible to make as a money manager. And his investors have been stiffed. But however wrong it all went, Woodford never stopped taking the fees.

Will solar energy investment funds keep shining?

Investment funds designed to profit from the solar energy have done well, but now look expensive, says Max King.

Eastern European stocks are a bargain

The small size of the region’s markets means that Eastern European stocks are often overlooked in favour of bigger Asian growth stories. Yet there is plenty of promise closer to home as well.

Woodford believed his own hype – now his investors are paying the price

Neil Woodford was once one of the brightest stars in Britain’s investment firmament. Then he came crashing down to earth. John Stepek explains what went wrong.

Woodford’s empire collapses – what happens to his investors now?

With Neil Woodford getting his marching orders and his funds being shut down, John Stepek explains what it means for his former empire, and for those with money locked in.

Brexit bargains and dangerous dividends: we talk to BlackRock Throgmorton’s Dan Whitestone

Dan Whitestone, manager of the BlackRock Throgmorton investment trust, will be taking part in a panel discussion at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit on 22 November. We caught up with him to find out where the best opportunities are right now – and to discuss the dreaded ‘B’ word. 

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A simple, easy to manage portfolio of six of the best investment trusts, selected by Merryn Somerset Webb, offering defensiveness, stability, exposure to growth, and some income.