First 50 Funds Interview: Peter Ewins, F&C Global Smaller Companies Trust

Fund manager Peter Ewins gives Moneywise’s Helen Knapman the lowdown on F&C Global Smaller Companies Trust –

Woodford ejected from the UK equity income sector

Friday, 23 March 2018 | News

Neil Woodford has become the latest name to be ejected from the Investment Association’s (IA) UK equity income sector. 

Next generation investment trust dividend heroes revealed - including two First 50 funds

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 | News

Investors searching for the ‘next generation’ investment trusts that offer the prospect of consistent dividend growth can choose from a 21-strong list, including two

Looking for consistent dividend increases? Here are the investment trusts to consider

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 | News

Four investment trusts have now delivered consecutive dividend rises for at least 50 years, according to the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).

Investment trusts: Celebrating 150 years of investing

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | Article

This year marks 150 years since the launch of the world’s first collective investment fund, Foreign & Colonial Investment...

Where are the female fund managers?

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 | Blog | By Darius McDermott

Fund management, as a career seems to be one that is more stumbled upon, than targeted.

First 50 Funds Interview: MI Chelverton UK Equity Income David Taylor

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman meets David Taylor, co-manager of MI Chelverton UK Equity Income – a First 50 Fund and winner of our

Neil Woodford: Out to prove the doubters wrong

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 | News

This is not the first time in his career Neil Woodford has faced a barrage of criticism after his performance has slipped down the fund league tables.

Half of investment trusts now pay quarterly dividends – is this good news?

Friday, 23 February 2018 | News

Half of all investment companies now pay dividends on a quarterly basis, according to new research by the Association of Investment Companies. This is part of an increased trend towards quarterly payments.

Spot the dog – deceptively poor performing funds named and shamed

Monday, 05 February 2018 | News

Investors are being warned to watch out for the latest ‘dog funds’ hidden by soaring stock markets.

Hidden fund costs exposed following rule change

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 | News

Fund charges are finally being made clearer to investors on the back of new rules that came into effect at the start of 2018.