Funds

Just what is a fund anyway?

There are two main types of fund out there for investors to invest in. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how they work, and which is her favourite.

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.

Logistics statistics are stacking up for investors

European e-commerce is set to follow the UK’s lead. Opportunities should follow for investors in logistics, says Sarah Moore.

British Empire Trust sticks to its guns

The British Empire Trust’s long-term outperformance looks set to continue, says Max King.

High investment fund fees can really cost you

The European fund management industry is still charging customers a fortune. Here’s how to avoid big fund fees.

How fund management fees gobble up a quarter of your returns

Fund management fees are still taking a huge bite out of investor returns. And while they may have fallen in recent years, they need to come down even further, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

How Jack Bogle transformed the investment industry for the better

As founder and chairman of Vanguard Group, Jack Bogle, who died last night, pioneered index funds and democratised investing. John Stepek examines his legacy.

"2019 will be the year of the stock-picker” – and other nonsense to ignore

One popular idea right now is that 2019 will be the year that actively managed funds trump passive funds. It sounds good, says John Stepek. But it’s nonsense. Here’s why.

The investment trust tops and flops of 2018

2018 was a lousy year for equities, but some investment trusts managed to produce positive returns.

Time to venture into venture capital trusts

Professional investor Alex Davies, founder of high net worth investment service Wealth Club, picks his top venture capital trusts.

Hard times for alternative funds

Funds that promised diversification look worryingly vulnerable to rising market volatility.

December 2018 update: the MoneyWeek model investment trust portfolio doubles its money

Our investment trust portfolio has been a great success. Merryn Somerset Webb assesses the outlook.

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