With buy-to-let an increasingly unattractive option, residential funds may appeal to more investors, says Emma Lunn.
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.
Closet tracker funds are dying as investors plump for passive funds or well-managed active funds. Here, we pick some of the best active funds to buy for today’s markets.
Thematic funds are the hot new thing in the world of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). David Stevenson tips three to snap up now.
Ethical and sustainable investing is no longer simply about ditching cigarettes or saving trees. Investors are increasingly concerned about better returns and lower risks, says Sarah Moore.
Income investors have poured money into infrastructure funds in the last few years, lured by yields of 4%-7% backed by government spending. David Stevenson picks a high-quality example for his income portfolio.
John Stepek picks a defensive, well-diversified investment trust that should be able to ride out a market storm better than most.
One of the most reliable long-term investment trends is the long-term outperformance of smaller companies over blue chips. Max King picks some of the best ways to buy into this growth.
European companies had a great year in 2017, and there’s more to come. Max King tips two small-cap trusts to profit.
Investors can now earn an income from renting out ships thanks to a new fund. Should you take advantage? David C Stevenson investigates.
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.
With Mifid II, regulators are finally forcing the financial industry to be more transparent about costs. But it’s not all good news, says Merryn Somerset Webb.