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1889 – 2019: celebrating 130 years of the Merchants Trust

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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.

MoneyWeek's model portfolio is 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.

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.

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The fallout from Neil Woodford’s fall from grace

If you own a Woodford fund, what should you do now? And what of the other stocks affected by the former “star” manager’s current woes? Merryn Somerset Webb has the answers.

After the Woodford fallout, is it time to buy Hargreaves Lansdown and Patient Capital?

Two of the biggest casualties from Neil Woodford’s fall from grace are his investment trust – Woodford Patient Capital – and broker Hargreaves Lansdown. John Stepek looks at whether you should snap them up or leave them well alone.

Britain’s top trusts: the best sources of reliable income

Dividends are crucial to healthy long-term returns, so no portfolio should be without investment trusts offering dependable and consistent payouts. Sarah Moore explains how to find them.

The seven best investment opportunities in India and Indonesia

Asia contains numerous interesting developments for adventurous investors to keep a close eye on. Here, David Stevenson looks at seven of the best
investment opportunities in India and Indonesia.

An investment trust to help you ride Europe’s rebound

Fidelity European Values offers exceptional promise at a great price by investing in large-cap European companies.

Are your dividend payments at risk?

Vodafone cut its dividend payment by 40% earlier this month. How can you avoid similar disappointments?

Three investment funds that should prosper under a Corbyn government

A Corbyn government may not be welcomed by everyone, says David Stevenson, but it will bring investment opportunities. And these three funds should be able to take advantage.

Commercial property at a bargain price

Commercial property investment trust Hansteen should be high up on the buy list for disenchanted buy-to-let investors.

Russia’s recovery will boost eastern Europe

The Baring Emerging Europe trust opts for top-quality eastern European stocks, says Max King.

Buy in to Japan's new dawn

Overseas investors were net sellers of Japanese stocks last year. But Japan is entering a new era of “beautiful harmony”, and investors should get on board.

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