Georgia Capital, a London-listed investment fund, is trading on a big discount and looks a good bet for the brave.
This year marks the 130th anniversary of the formation of The Merchants Trust. Its aims today are the same as its aims at launch: to deliver healthy growth of both capital and income for the ordinary investor.
The Church of England made an impressive return on its investments last year. What’s interesting is its aversion to passive funds. John Stepek looks at what that can teach us.
Investors are glum about the prospects for the UK economy. Far too glum, says Max King. Buy in now and you’ll make a tidy return.
A boutique asset manager is raising up to £100m for an innovative investment trust that will buy into micro-cap companies.
The rise of passive investing is a result of rock bottom interest rates. That’s good in the long term, but could cause pain in the short term, says John Stepek.
Emerging-market indices skew towards Asia, and especially China, Korea and Taiwan. So forget passive index hugging, says Max King, try these four broad-based EM funds instead.
Government bonds look increasingly poor value, but you can still earn a good income from more specialist investment opportunities, says Jon Rebak.
Professional investor Nick Greenwood picks three unloved investment trusts that are trading on big discounts to their net asset values.
Active funds are expensive and often perform poorly. But one type of active fund regularly beats the market and can be had for knock-down prices, says John Stepek: investment trusts.
Baker Steel Resources Trust invests in natural resource companies, while Candover investments invests in privately owned European businesses.
Max King reveals why he is sceptical of these three widely held investment trusts – and tips others to consider instead.