Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
Our lifespans are increasing rapidly. But not a single sector of society is ready for a world in which we routinely live to a hundred.
Britain’s housing market is broken and in need of fixing, says PM Theresa May. Good news, then, that the sector is facing an “Uber moment”, says Simon Wilson.
Publicly naming people behind with their taxes can work wonders – but it has its limits, says Matthew Lynn.
The oil price has crashed back down to earth recently. John Stepek emaines why, and explains what it means for the global economy.
Since their 2018 high, Chinese stocks have lost a third of their value. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the fall, and asks if it’s time to buy.
Australia has enjoyed around 27 years of uninterrupted growth – a record for a developed country. But how much longer can the “wonder down under” last?
Despite all the doom and gloom, there really is plenty to be optimistic about right now, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Funding Circle’s disappointing debut doesn’t mean all alternative lending platforms are overhyped. David C Stevenson highlights three of the sector’s wide range of operators.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.
The estimated value of £500,000 was quickly passed at Sotheby’s for this fine example of Islamic art.
It’s been a choppy year for infrastructure investors, but much of the worry is overdone, says Max King.
Plans for a third runway at Heathrow were finally approved earlier this year. But how will it all be paid for? Marina Gerner reports.
Matthew Partridge reviews his performance betting on the US mid-term elections – with mixed results.
A helicopter lodge in Sweden, a ghost town in Georgia and an Arctic cruise.
From a 16th-century village house in Widdington, Essex, to a medieval manor house in Fardel, near Dartmoor, eight of the best properties for sale with minstrels’ galleries.
The fruit, oak and acidity of this wine are in delightful harmony – discreetly rich while retaining a clean, crisp finish.
Rolls-Royce has made no compromises on the Cullinan, its superb 4×4 offering.
The drier aspects of the Budget don’t make the headlines, but can have a big impact on your money, says Ruth Jackson.
Around $50bn worth of equity investment has flowed out of the eurozone since January. But sellers have been harsh and Europe may offer a decent bet for 2019.