Moneywise First 50 Funds: The investment outlook for 2018

From market jitters caused by Brexit to stock market highs, 2017 has been an unpredictable year for investors. But what does 2018 hold?

Stocks and Shares Isa is Moneywise users’ top pick for savings

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 | News

Stocks and Shares Isas are the most used Isa in this tax year among users, our recent poll results reveal.

Three in four investment trusts outperform comparable funds

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 | News

Investors are more likely to earn higher returns in investment trusts than in similar open-ended equity funds, according to new research.

Ask the Experts: How do you calculate a fund's performance if you factor in annual fees?

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 | Question and Answer

A fund’s quoted past performance figures are shown after its charges have been deducted. In this instance, if the fund has a quoted performance of 10%, then an investment of £100 should increase to £110. 

First 50 Funds Interview: Michael Morris, Picton Property Income Trust

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman meets Michael Morris, chief executive of Picton Property Income trust – a Moneywise...

Five ways investors can spot signs of a turbulent market

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | News

Investor confidence is growing in 2018 as markets continue to rise, but it may be prudent to keep an eye on five signals of turbulence ahead.

The House Crowd to launch IF Isa

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | News

Property crowdfunding platform The House Crowd has received full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate as a peer-to-peer firm.<...>

Moneywise First 50 update: Woodford fund names tweaked but investments remain the same

Friday, 05 January 2018 | News

Eagle-eyed investors might have noticed a minor change to the names of two of celebrated fund manager Neil Woodford’s funds.

Ask the experts: Investing in renewable energy can offer good returns. Is it a safe bet?

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 | Question and Answer

While the returns from these investments can appear very attractive, particularly with interest rates at such low levels, it would be a mistake to compare them directly with those from savings accounts.

Five fund managers to watch in 2018

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 | News

Investors looking for this year’s hotshot fund managers in the hope of getting the best returns might want to keep a close watch on the following five, according to Fundcalibre.

Predictions for 2018: Will the FTSE 100 soar above 8,000?

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 | News

As we start the new year, global stock markets are at record highs. The FTSE 100 is no exception, although it has lagged behind other major markets this year, it ended 2017 at a high of 7,687.77.