There’s an increasing appetite among investors for more effective corporate governance. And passive funds are leading the way. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
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.
This week, David C Stevenson introduces a new addition for the income portfolios – one for the conscientious investor.
Monks Trust is making some investors feel queasy. But Max King explains why it’s worth sticking with it.
Professional investor Ruth Richards tips three venture capital trusts to buy. Not only are they tax efficient, you might just land the next tech giant.
London’s Alternative Market performed poorly during its first 20 years – but investors can no longer afford to ignore its 1,254 companies, says Max King.
Robotics has already attracted plenty of investors’ cash, says David C Stevenson. But it’s not too late to join the party.
Setting up global smaller-companies funds is a tall order. Max King tips two that have managed to pull it off.
British Empire Trust has an eclectic portfolio of assets, but its focus on value looks attractive, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
We often talk about the importance of a fund manager having high conviction in their investments, says Cris Sholto Heaton. But sometimes too much conviction can go badly wrong.
Parts of Eastern Europe may be cheap for a reason, says David C Stevenson. But that doesn’t necessarily make them bad investments.
John Stepek explains the ins and outs of fund star ratings, and why investors cannot always rely on them.