Investment trusts

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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Neil Woodford, fund managers, and the systemic risk to the financial system

The consequences from the Neil Woodford debacle aren’t limited to his fund’s investors. He and his ilk could pose a systemic risk to the financial system, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

BlackRock Latin American Trust: the tide is turning for Brazil

The BlackRock Latin American Trust, largely invested in Brazil, is grabbing the bull by the horns. Investors should, too.

What makes investment trusts so special

MoneyWeek likes investment trusts. We write about them every week. However, now might be a good time to remember what it is that makes them special.

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.

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