Why actively managed funds don’t outperform in bear markets
Man and a bear
Funds

Why actively managed funds don’t outperform in bear markets

The idea that active funds should outperform in bear markets is logical and compelling. Sadly it’s also wrong
15 Oct 2021
US approves ‘‘bitcoin lite’’ ETFs
Bitcoin & crypto

US approves ‘‘bitcoin lite’’ ETFs

The US financial regulator has begun approving bitcoin-themed exchange-traded funds, but with important caveats.
15 Oct 2021
What the best-performing investment trusts of the past 20 years can teach us
Investment trusts

What the best-performing investment trusts of the past 20 years can teach us

Forty-two trusts have risen more than tenfold over the last two decades. What made the winners stand out? And how can we identify future outperformers…
12 Oct 2021
Forget China, here’s why you should invest in India
Bombay Stock Exchange
Emerging markets

Forget China, here’s why you should invest in India

As China becomes increasingly hostile to investors, India, with a young, educated, tech-savvy population and a reform-minded government, is becoming a…
5 Oct 2021
VCTs: how to invest in Britain’s most exciting companies
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VCTs: how to invest in Britain’s most exciting companies

Professional investor Alex Davies of Wealth Club picks four of his favourite venture capital trusts that invest in small, innovative, fast-growing Bri…
4 Oct 2021
How investment funds’ “greenwashing” hurts the planet
Funds

How investment funds’ “greenwashing” hurts the planet

A new paper suggests that funds claiming to target climate change may do more harm than good
2 Oct 2021
How to cash in on the fight against cybercrime
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How to cash in on the fight against cybercrime

Cyberattacks are rampant, yet companies and governments have been slow to wake up to the need to bolster their digital security. That spells opportuni…
1 Oct 2021
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Has passive investing created a stockmarket bubble?
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Has passive investing created a stockmarket bubble?

Over the past two decades, investors have been switching from buying actively managed investment funds to buying passive funds that simply track a mar…
28 Sep 2021
Invest in a promising new chapter at RIT Capital Partners
Investment trusts

Invest in a promising new chapter at RIT Capital Partners

The long-standing chairman of the RIT Capital Partners investment trust stepped down in 2019, but the new team are doing very well, says Max King.
27 Sep 2021
The end of the bond bull market, and how to invest for it
Investment strategy

The end of the bond bull market, and how to invest for it

The great bond bull market looks to be over, and you probably don’t want to be holding government bonds, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Here’s what you sh…
21 Sep 2021
Carbon emissions trading: how to profit from the price of pollution
Funds

Carbon emissions trading: how to profit from the price of pollution

Carbon-emission allowances are still an esoteric market, but one that looks set to grow. This new fund could help you cash in.
21 Sep 2021
Fund managers are good at buying shares – but terrible at selling them
Investment strategy

Fund managers are good at buying shares – but terrible at selling them

Buying shares can be tricky. But selling them can be even trickier – even the professionals don’t get it right. John Stepek investigates why, and expl…
13 Sep 2021
Pershing Square: a deeply undervalued investment trust to buy now
Investment trusts

Pershing Square: a deeply undervalued investment trust to buy now

Pershing Square Holdings has a strong record, but trades at a discount of almost 30%. It could be the ideal investment for uncertain market conditions…
13 Sep 2021
How you can profit from the power of the grey pound
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How you can profit from the power of the grey pound

Higher life expectancy and surging asset prices have proved a boon for the baby-boomer generation, which has accumulated vast wealth. Younger generati…
10 Sep 2021
How to invest in blockchain without buying bitcoin
Bitcoin & crypto

How to invest in blockchain without buying bitcoin

Many investors have been searching for a way to invest in bitcoin in their Sipp or Isa via a regular broker account. This fund fits the bill nicely, s…
8 Sep 2021
Two shipping funds to buy for steady income
Investment trusts

Two shipping funds to buy for steady income

Returns from owning ships are volatile, but these two investment trusts are trying to make the sector less risky.
7 Sep 2021
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Sebastian Lyon on the benefits of being boring
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Sebastian Lyon on the benefits of being boring

Merryn talks to Sebastian Lyon, founder and CEO of Troy Asset Management and manager of Personal Assets Trust, on his “boring” approach to asset manag…
3 Sep 2021
Invest in affordable housing – a solid return with a social impact
Investment trusts

Invest in affordable housing – a solid return with a social impact

The private sector can help tackle homelessness – but investors should expect to be rewarded as well. And these two funds fit the bill nicely.
30 Aug 2021
The best way to invest in affordable housing
Investment trusts

The best way to invest in affordable housing

The private sector must play a role in meeting demand for retirement homes and shared ownership. This fund will help.
23 Aug 2021
Investing in property: how Reits can help your portfolio fight inflation
Property

Investing in property: how Reits can help your portfolio fight inflation

Finding an income that keeps pace with inflation is getting harder, but real-estate investment trusts (Reits) can help. Look for a mix of growth and b…
16 Aug 2021
Witan: the "lame duck" investment trust has become a winner
Investment trusts

Witan: the "lame duck" investment trust has become a winner

The global investment trust looked lacklustre early this year, but is making a convincing comeback.
9 Aug 2021
Where to find data on investment funds
Funds

Where to find data on investment funds

Investors can choose from a wide array of websites offering financial information about funds. Where should they start?
3 Aug 2021