Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
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.
Undervalued investment trusts are a popular choice for many funds that specialise in investing in other funds. Here, three managers pick three of their favourite trusts for the coming year
Alasdair McKinnon has turned around the Scottish Investment trust by buying up unfashionable stocks, he tells Merryn Somerset Webb.
Ruth Jackson explains how best to buy investment trusts for your portfolio.
Russian stocks could prove to be more effective than US stocks as a way to bet on Trump.
If you were to design the perfect vehicle for a contrarian investor to use, it would look a lot like an investment trust, says John Stepek.