Funds

Moneywise Fund Awards 2018

By pooling together money from lots of individuals, investment funds make it cheaper and easier for the average person to make money on the stock market.

Moneywise First 50 Funds interview: Colin Morton, Franklin UK Rising Dividends fund

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 | Article

Colin Morton is the lead manager of Franklin UK Rising Dividends Fund. Edmund Greaves learns how the fund looks for companies that are reinvesting in their own business but also growing their dividends

Revealed: the hidden asset that gives companies a competitive advantage - and how to invest in it

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 | Blog | By Darius McDermott

One of the reasons why Brits are obsessed with buy-to-let investing is because a house or a flat is tangible: we can see it, we can feel it

Financial watchdog to highlight underperforming funds but stops short of naming and shaming

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 | News

The financial watchdog says it plans to publish statistics on active funds that have provided long-term underperformance.  

The UK investment funds that minimise Brexit risk - and some that could gain from maximising it

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | News

Which investment funds in UK equity sectors have the lowest and highest exposure to UK revenues?

Investment trusts: the basics

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 | Article

In the dark about this type of investment? We explain what they are and how they work

Moneywise Investment Trust Awards 2019

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 | Article

Whether you are saving a nest egg for your future or putting money aside for offspring, an investment trust could be the right product for you. Our winners have proved they perform consistently well

Helena Morrissey: fund management industry 'hides behind compliance' when it comes to jargon

Tuesday, 02 April 2019 | News

Dame Helena Morrissey, head of personal investing at Legal & General, has called on the fund management industry to speak in plain English to help consumers. 

Turn to investment trusts for inflation- busting results

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | Article

Over the next few years, interest rates are expected to gradually move higher, but savers should not bank on savings rates becoming more generous overnight.

First 50 Funds Interview: Royal London Global Bond Opportunities' Rachid Semaoune

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 | Article

Rachid Semaoune, co-manager of Royal London Global Bond Opportunities, gives Edmund Greaves the lowdown on the fund, which invest in bonds – debt issued by companies or governments.

Fund Briefing: the pros and cons of tracker funds

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | Article

Finding a fund manager who consistently performs above average can be difficult. In fact, a record £54.6 billion is currently invested in funds that underperform, according to Bestinvest’s annual ‘Spot the Dog’ research.