Controlling stakes in investment trusts provide a tax-efficient and convenient way for rich families to manage their wealth. Investors can take advantage of this, says Max King.
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.
Making the effort to move your money from your financial provider’s default settings could make you significantly better off, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Most of the funds promising to protect investors from volatile stockmarkets have produced dismal returns, says Max King.
Bet on Japanese corporate-governance reform and healthy small US banks, says David Stevenson.
Capital Gearing Trust has a stellar reputation for preserving capital, and shows no sign of letting up, says Max King.
Even Jack Bogle was worried about the prospect of passive funds owning majority stakes in listed businesses.
Index investing – buying tracker funds – has revolutionised equity investing. But it’s not without its problems. John Stepek looks at how “semi-detached” share ownership can distort capitalism – and how to fix it.
Brexit is looking increasingly like an over-hyped non-event. Even a no-deal Brexit would be no big deal. But it has made UK stocks very cheap. Here’s what to buy now.
European e-commerce is set to follow the UK’s lead. Opportunities should follow for investors in logistics, says Sarah Moore.
The British Empire Trust’s long-term outperformance looks set to continue, says Max King.
The European fund management industry is still charging customers a fortune. Here’s how to avoid big fund fees.