Funds

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.

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.

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. 

The fall of the house of Woodford – and what it means for your money

Neil Woodford has been fired from his Equity Income fund, which is now being wound up. John Stepek looks at how he got into this mess, and what it means for investors.

Unleash the power of private equity

Technology-focused private equity fund HG Capital Trust is a successful investor in unlisted companies that has shrugged off political uncertainty

Vietnam: winning Trump’s trade war

There’s been one clear winner in the US-China trade war so far – Vietnam. Many investors see it as the developing world’s next big thing.

This overlooked investment trust can help you tap in to Canada’s dependable dividends

Canada is often dismissed as dull, but it looks exciting for income seekers. And this investment trust can help adventurous types to build a portfolio of diversified income-producing equities.

Don’t be patient with the Woodford Patient Capital Trust

The Woodford Patient Capital investment trust continues to remain in limbo. Don’t bet on a turnaround anytime soon.

Find value in this Reit specialising in regional offices

This Reit focusing on opportunities in commercial property outside London looks appealing.

One of the best investment trusts for emerging market investors

The Utilico Emerging Markets investment trust focuses on infrastructure, an area its competitors often ignore.

Bag a bargain in the investment-trust sector

Professional investor Charlotte Cuthbertson picks three stocks that exploit mispricings in the investment trust world.

Why you still shouldn’t touch Woodford Patient Capital with a bargepole

The price of the Woodford Patient Capital investment trust has fallen so far that you may think it looks like a bargain buy. Think again, says John Stepek.

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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.