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Lessons learned from the Woodford funds debacle

Friday, 21 June 2019 | Blog | By Anthony Morrow

If you hadn’t heard of Neil Woodford before, chances are the media storm of the last couple of weeks will mean you have definitely done so by now

Head to head: Buy and hold or short-term trades?

Friday, 21 June 2019 | Article

Managers put the case for their investment philosophy: in the red corner, patient investors James Anderson and Tom Slater of Scottish Mortgage trust – and in the blue corner, Merian’s flexible investment fan Ian Heslop

Woodford Equity Income being investigated by Financial Conduct Authority

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 | News

The FCA has confirmed opening an investigation into Woodford's flagship fund

Neil Woodford "absolutely wrong" to not waive fees says Scottish Mortgage manager James Anderson

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | News

James Anderson (pictured top), manager of Scottish Mortgage investment trust, a Moneywise First 50 Fund for beginners, has joined the...

Financial regulator considers new rules for investment funds holding hard-to-sell assets

Monday, 10 June 2019 | News

New rules could be introduced for open-ended funds that hold illiquid investments, according to the head of the Financial Conduct Authority.

Neil Woodford's fund fees criticised amid closure disarray, as backers scramble to distance themselves

Friday, 07 June 2019 | News

Neil Woodford has lost the backing of two big supporters after his move to block investors from...

Financial watchdog imposes restrictions on peer-to-peer investing

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 | News

Retail investors will be restricted to having just 10% of their investments in peer-to-peer (P2P) loans, according to new rules from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Neil Woodford's flagship investment fund suspends withdrawals

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 | News

The decision comes after the fund suffered a spike in withdrawals from investors.

Fund Briefing: Are bonds right for me?

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 | Article

Billions of pounds are invested in bonds. They are a core holding in many people’s portfolios and are relied upon to deliver stable income.

How to make money in falling markets

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 | Blog | By Darius McDermott

When we think about making money from our investments, most of us imagine investing in the shares of companies that we like and that we expect will do well in the future – a natural assumption