Japan suffered one of the most spectacular bubbles in financial history. But today, the market is so cheap that it’s practically the opposite of where it was in 1989. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how to profit.
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.
The idea of passive investing – buying a fund that simply tracks an index – has been growing rapidly in recent years.Some say it’s in a bubble. John Stepek disagrees.
ADVERTORIAL CONTENT Laura Foll, Co-Fund Manager of Lowland Investment Company, highlights activity on the Trust’s portfolio over the last quarter and what investors can reasonably expect over the coming months.
What can the latest series of high-profile fund flops teach managers and investors?
Ben Lofthouse, fund manager for the Henderson International Income Trust, on portfolio changes, market performance and trust outlook.
UK commercial property stocks look unreasonably cheap, says Max King.
Georgia Capital, a London-listed investment fund, is trading on a big discount and looks a good bet for the brave.
ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Wind and solar are now the cheapest ways to generate electricity in many countries. This should translate into even higher demand for renewables, says Mike Appleby of Liontrust.
Illiquid debt offers tempting returns, but the next downturn could still reveal unexpected risks.
Jamie Ross, Fund Manager of Henderson EuroTrust, talks about the Trust’s shorter portfolio list and highlights the need for a genuinely active investment strategy.
Syncona is an unusual investment trust that invests in promising privately held biotech companies. It should be a core holding in any portfolio, says David Stevenson.