Why the FCA should sit back and do nothing for now
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Funds

Why the FCA should sit back and do nothing for now

The Financial Conduct Authority has asked for ideas on how to improve the consumer investment market. But perhaps the best thing to do right now would…
21 Sep 2020
Indian stocks are due a catch-up
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Emerging markets

Indian stocks are due a catch-up

With India's BSE Sensex index up by 50% since the March lows, local investors appear to have caught stockmarket fever. Foreigners are also joining in …
21 Sep 2020
Two new funds to invest in the next big disruptive industries
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ETFs

Two new funds to invest in the next big disruptive industries

Food and education are two sectors ripe for disruption – and two new ETFs offer the chance to invest.
15 Sep 2020
Don’t be fooled by the illusion of safety in income
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Don’t be fooled by the illusion of safety in income

The UK income sector has suffered badly. Max King looks at what the might future look like, and what investors can learn from the experience.
15 Sep 2020
Two funds that will help ensure a brighter outlook for care homes
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Investment trusts

Two funds that will help ensure a brighter outlook for care homes

Two listed real-estate investment trusts in the care-home sector look attractively valued and offer a decent income too, says Max King.
15 Sep 2020
Japanese stocks still look cheap after Shinzo Abe's resignation
Japan stockmarkets

Japanese stocks still look cheap after Shinzo Abe's resignation

A period of uncertainty after Shinzo Abe's resignation could be a good chance to buy Japanese stocks at a good price.
3 Sep 2020
I wish I knew what a tracker fund was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what a tracker fund was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

Instead of trying to beat the market, tracker funds – also known as “passive” funds – try to track its performance.
2 Sep 2020

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Four social housing investment trusts in the spotlight
Investment trusts

Four social housing investment trusts in the spotlight

Affordable homes are a hot political topic. That bodes well for the sector’s investment trusts. David Stevenson picks four.
1 Sep 2020
Hunting for value in emerging-market funds
Investment strategy

Hunting for value in emerging-market funds

Many emerging-market stocks look cheap – but few funds are betting on them while the risks remain high
28 Aug 2020
Mid Wynd: an investment trust profiting from long-term trends
Investment trusts

Mid Wynd: an investment trust profiting from long-term trends

Artemis' Mid Wynd International, a thematic investment trust, offers a good way to diversify a growth portfolio, says Max King.
25 Aug 2020
A record year for "ethical" ESG funds
Funds

A record year for "ethical" ESG funds

UK-based ESG funds - those concerned with "environmental, social & governance" or more ethical investing – saw £362m of inflows in July, a new monthly…
21 Aug 2020
A three-for-one value opportunity for compelling sectors
Funds

A three-for-one value opportunity for compelling sectors

This trust invests in compelling sectors that all look attractively priced.
18 Aug 2020
Three real-estate investment trusts built on solid foundations
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Three real-estate investment trusts built on solid foundations

With interest rates set to remain at rock bottom, investors will come to prize reliable income streams, particularly those backed by physical assets, …
17 Aug 2020
Four investment trusts that should profit from the EU's Great Leap Forward
Investment trusts

Four investment trusts that should profit from the EU's Great Leap Forward

Debt issuance by Brussels makes the euro more stable and bodes well for risky assets. These four investment trusts should profit.
10 Aug 2020
There's still plenty of potential for investors in commercial property
Property

There's still plenty of potential for investors in commercial property

Jitters over the outlook for the commercial property sector are overdone, says Max King. Investors should consider this Europe-focused real-estate inv…
4 Aug 2020
What's behind the boardroom barney at Pollen Street investment trust?
Investment trusts

What's behind the boardroom barney at Pollen Street investment trust?

A dispute between the manager and the board has broken out at Pollen Street Secured Lending, an online-lending investment trust.
3 Aug 2020
Asian economies are turning the corner
Emerging markets

Asian economies are turning the corner

Asia was the first region to be hit by the virus and the first to come out of lockdown. Now it is leading the global recovery.
31 Jul 2020
An investment trust that's well-placed to profit from the rebound
Investment trusts

An investment trust that's well-placed to profit from the rebound

This trust invests in stocks of all sizes and looks well placed to ride a rapid economic recovery
28 Jul 2020
Could the Covid crisis hold a silver lining for cheap value stocks?
Value investing

Could the Covid crisis hold a silver lining for cheap value stocks?

Value investing strategies have had a dreadful six months – but the crisis could be a catalyst for them to turn around.
20 Jul 2020
Investing in blue-chip stocks: trust the titans of the market
Investment trusts

Investing in blue-chip stocks: trust the titans of the market

Holding big blue-chip stocks with enduring competitive advantages – AKA a wide moat – is lucrative. It has also just got easier with this investment t…
20 Jul 2020
Buy into UK mid-cap stocks' recovery with this investment trust
Investment trusts

Buy into UK mid-cap stocks' recovery with this investment trust

Schroder's investment trust specialising in UK mid-cap stocks has an impressive long-term record and looks cheap
14 Jul 2020
Commercial property: retail landlords are missing the madding crowd
Property

Commercial property: retail landlords are missing the madding crowd

The outlook for shopping centres and offices is murky, but anxious investors seem to be expecting the worst
13 Jul 2020