Many things in finance are complicated, says John Stepek. But whether or not to put your money in an open-ended property fund is not one of them.
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.
The biotech sector has struggled over the past year, but it remains a solid long-term investment. Here are five good ways to buy in.
Big is not beautiful when it comes to investing in funds. Indeed, most big fund managers are constrained on multiple fronts. Here, Tim Price explains how to find a good active fund manager.
Don’t be put off by Neil Woodford’s disaster. These two funds have done well with unlisted firms.
Does sustainable or ethical investing pay? The evidence is mixed. But one thing matters more than anything else, says Robin Powell.
If you want a very long-term investment that produces an income into your retirement while preserving your capital, buy an investment trust, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Japan suffered one of the most spectacular bubbles in financial history. But today, the market is so cheap that it’s practically the opposite of where it was in 1989. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how to profit.
The Genesis Emerging Markets Trust believes in thorough fieldwork when seeking out promising investments.
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.
City analysts are pondering a once-unthinkable scenario: what if it all goes right for Boris Johnson? David Stevenson picks the funds he thinks will perform the best from a Brexit bounce.
The savage bear market in the retail property sector may be over, but investors must tread carefully.