The number of companies listed on public stockmarkets is falling, while private equity is on the rise. Matthew Partridge talks to Helen Steer of PE house Pantheon about the sector’s advantages.
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.
Baillie Gifford’s new trust gives investors the chance to buy innovative start-ups before they go big.
Active fund managers are beginning to embrace the idea of technology-inspired thematic funds. David C Stevenson reports.
Emerging markets are booming again. David C Stevenson explains how to get a slice of the action using exchange-traded funds.
The quiet growth of low-cost airline Jet2 has taken both competitors and investors by surprise – unless you were looking in the places most fund managers ignore.
This student-property fund shocked investors with a dividend cut last year, but its shares now look better value.
Sometimes you don’t even need to look at a fund’s performance, says Max King. As with this investment trust, you just know it is going to be good.
Political risks on PFI deals may be overstated, but this investment trust looks to be the best bet, says Max King.
Corbyn and McDonnell want to nationalise infrastructure without compensating investors. The collapse of Carillion has given them more ammunition. David Stevenson reports.
The merger of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life was supposed to create a “formidable player” on the global money-management stage. Things are not going well. Merryn Somerset Webb looks at what investors can learn from the mess.
If you want to beat the crowd, you can’t be part of the crowd. But that’s easier said than done, says John Stepek. Here’s what you need to do.