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Pershing Square: a deeply undervalued investment trust to buy now
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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
Two shipping funds to buy for steady income
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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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
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Two private equity trusts: one to buy, one to avoid
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Two private equity trusts: one to buy, one to avoid

The tech boom has fostered a lot of great businesses, but with many backed by private equity, few retail investors have been able to profit. Here, Max…
30 Jul 2021
Japanese stocks offer plenty of promise at the right price
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Japanese stocks offer plenty of promise at the right price

After decades of disappointment, Japan is packed with opportunities for investors, says Alex Rankine.
30 Jul 2021
After a stunning 2020, how is 2021 shaping up for investment trusts?
Investment trusts

After a stunning 2020, how is 2021 shaping up for investment trusts?

Investment trusts performed extraordinarily well in 2020, but 2021 hasn't been so kind. Max King runs his eye over the sector, and looks at what the s…
27 Jul 2021
The best fund to buy to ride Britain's post-pandemic recovery
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The best fund to buy to ride Britain's post-pandemic recovery

The Lowland Investment trust is perfectly poised to profit from Britain’s post-pandemic bounce, says Max King.
27 Jul 2021
The space race: exciting, but not necessarily profitable
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The space race: exciting, but not necessarily profitable

The new space race will spawn a host of new companies wanting to cash in. But investors should tread very carefully, says Merryn Somerset Webb: most w…
19 Jul 2021
Investing in Russia: risky but rewarding?
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Investing in Russia: risky but rewarding?

The only investment trust focusing on the world’s cheapest stockmarket is worth a look, says Max King.
14 Jul 2021
A new investment trust to profit from the space race
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A new investment trust to profit from the space race

There is now an investment trust focusing on the space sector. It looks intriguing, says David Stevenson – but highly risky.
6 Jul 2021
Three British investments to profit from the post-pandemic bounce
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Three British investments to profit from the post-pandemic bounce

There is ample opportunity for investors to make handsome returns as economic activity rebounds. Here, professional investor Alex Harvey of Momentum G…
28 Jun 2021
Two investment trusts that have proved their worth
Investment trusts

Two investment trusts that have proved their worth

These two investment trusts have earned investors’ confidence since their flotations and remain solid bets, says Max King.
25 Jun 2021
Bank on financial stocks with this investment trust
Investment trusts

Bank on financial stocks with this investment trust

Banks, though not British banks, look set for a strong rebound, making this investment trust worth researching.
22 Jun 2021
Under new management: how change can be good for investment trusts
Investment trusts

Under new management: how change can be good for investment trusts

Change isn’t always for the better, but recently funds opting for new stewards have profited from the move, says Max King
15 Jun 2021
Unlocking Hansa Investment Company
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Unlocking Hansa Investment Company

Hansa Investment Company looks cheap given that it could eventually restructure, says Max King.
1 Jun 2021
Four energy efficiency and storage funds to buy now
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Four energy efficiency and storage funds to buy now

Energy efficiency and energy storage funds offer another way to invest in renewable power and profit from the green boom.
26 May 2021
Two bond funds to buy in case inflation doesn't take off
Investment trusts

Two bond funds to buy in case inflation doesn't take off

We could well avoid sustained price rises, in which case these bond funds look a solid bet, says Max King
18 May 2021
How to invest in biotechnology: the healthcare sector’s high-growth area
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How to invest in biotechnology: the healthcare sector’s high-growth area

Dr Mike Tubbs provides an overview of this thriving industry, whose latest triumphs include the Covid-19 vaccines. He examines the best investment str…
14 May 2021