A new investment trust, the AVI Japan Opportunity Trust, focuses on neglected bargains in Japan’s small-cap sector.
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.
Most of the funds promising to protect investors from volatile stockmarkets have produced dismal returns, says Max King.
Bet on Japanese corporate-governance reform and healthy small US banks, says David Stevenson.
Capital Gearing Trust has a stellar reputation for preserving capital, and shows no sign of letting up, says Max King.
Even Jack Bogle was worried about the prospect of passive funds owning majority stakes in listed businesses.
Index investing – buying tracker funds – has revolutionised equity investing. But it’s not without its problems. John Stepek looks at how “semi-detached” share ownership can distort capitalism – and how to fix it.
Brexit is looking increasingly like an over-hyped non-event. Even a no-deal Brexit would be no big deal. But it has made UK stocks very cheap. Here’s what to buy now.
European e-commerce is set to follow the UK’s lead. Opportunities should follow for investors in logistics, says Sarah Moore.
The British Empire Trust’s long-term outperformance looks set to continue, says Max King.
The European fund management industry is still charging customers a fortune. Here’s how to avoid big fund fees.
Fund management fees are still taking a huge bite out of investor returns. And while they may have fallen in recent years, they need to come down even further, says Merryn Somerset Webb.