When investing in funds, it’s worth choosing boutique firms whose managers invest along with the clients. And an investment trust is nothing but a mini boutique, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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.
Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
It’s been a choppy year for infrastructure investors, but much of the worry is overdone, says Max King.
We have considered Japan to be a bargain for some time. But having suffered some of the steepest declines of all major equity markets in the past few weeks, it is now even more appealing.
Tracker funds investing in “boring” stocks have done well in the past 25 years – but is that set to change?
India looks ready to fulfil its long-term potential, says Rupert Foster. And Cris Sholto Heaton examines short-term risks in the financial sector and highlights the best investment trusts.
After a disappointing few years, the future looks bright for the Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund.
After a quiet spell, several new investment trusts are coming to market, says David C Stevenson – but some look badly timed.
When it comes to asset management, some traits and situations appear more closely linked to success than others. Marina Gerner explains what investors should look out for.
The Worldwide Healthcare Trust provides investors with access to exciting opportunities, says Max King.
Matthew Partridge talks to healthcare investment specialist Paul Major about how technology will transform healthcare – and how you can profit.