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.
Vodafone cut its dividend payment by 40% earlier this month. How can you avoid similar disappointments?
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 investment trust Hansteen should be high up on the buy list for disenchanted buy-to-let investors.
The Baring Emerging Europe trust opts for top-quality eastern European stocks, says Max King.
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.
There are risks for investors in the current geopolitical environment, says Simon Gergel of the Merchants Trust. But these risks have also created investment opportunities.
Regional Reit’s commercial property assets should provide investors with a sustainable yield, says David Stevenson.
The UK is short of funds offering diversified but very active and intelligent exposure to the global equity market on the cheap. Thankfully, that’s just what Alliance Trust is turning into, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Alex Crooke, Fund Manager of the Bankers Investment Trust, explains how the team is preparing for a different investment landscape in the second half of 2019.
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.