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.
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.
Peter Hargreaves created a FTSE 100 company from scratch without borrowing or acquisition – and without scandal – at least until the Woodford one blew up in its face.
The BlackRock Latin American Trust, largely invested in Brazil, is grabbing the bull by the horns. Investors should, too.
Neil Woodford had humble origins, but built an enthusiastic following among retail investors by promising to make them rich. Now, they’d just like their money back.
MoneyWeek likes investment trusts. We write about them every week. However, now might be a good time to remember what it is that makes them special.
If you own a Woodford fund, what should you do now? And what of the other stocks affected by the former “star” manager’s current woes? Merryn Somerset Webb has the answers.
Two of the biggest casualties from Neil Woodford’s fall from grace are his investment trust – Woodford Patient Capital – and broker Hargreaves Lansdown. John Stepek looks at whether you should snap them up or leave them well alone.
Some people think Neil Woodford has been an unfortunate victim. But he’s no such thing, says Merryn Somerset Webb. He broke some of fund management’s most fundamental rules and his investors are paying the price.
Three ways to shield your portfolio from the fallout when a celebrity fund manager takes a tumble.
When it comes to fund managers, the adage that “if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys” is broken, says Matthew Lynn – you get monkeys whatever you pay.
Neil Woodford’s failure isn’t just a result of poor performance, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It’s down to a failure of governance and the very structure of the fund itself.