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Why investors shouldn’t overlook Europe

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Ollie Beckett, manager of the TR European Growth Trust, tackles investor questions around Europe’s economic outlook and the consequences of further quantitative easing on the continent’s [...]

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.

Why you still shouldn’t touch Woodford Patient Capital with a bargepole

The price of the Woodford Patient Capital investment trust has fallen so far that you may think it looks like a bargain buy. Think again, says John Stepek.

Japan: ignore the rugby and buy the stocks

Japan won’t win the Rugby World Cup. But its stockmarket could prove a winner.

Passive investments come under pressure from regulators

Investors are allocating ever greater sums to passive investments including ETFs and index trackers. Regulators have taken note, says David Stevenson.

The gradual disruption of the wealth management industry

Wealth management is in the main a very traditional industry – with traditionally high and unacceptably opaque charges. But that is slowly changing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Why Modi’s magic now looks like an illusion for investors in India

Investors are losing confidence in India’s prime minister and his promise of further reforms. The country’s potential remains intact, but be prepared for some short-term bumps, says Cris Sholto Heaton.

Realise the big potential in micro-cap stocks with this investment trust

The Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust had a disappointing start. But it’s finally looking like it’s ready to achieve its potential.

All financial miseries start with misaligned incentives

From Neil Woodford to St James’s Place, skewed financial incentives mean investors’ well-being may not necessarily be a wealth manager’s top priority.

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund: What’s driving Vietnam’s growth story?

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With strong GDP growth, a stable macro-economic environment, increasing exports and record levels of foreign direct investment, it is easy to see why Vietnam is considered among the world’s most exciting markets.

Take your chances in China with these two investment trusts

These two China-focused, London-listed investment trusts are excellent long-term bets, says Max King.

JPMorgan's tasty new infrastructure investment trust comes to market

JPMorgan’s new investment trust offers a play on real assets ranging from global infrastructure to Asian property.

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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.