Funds

Industry Insider: Will 2017 be a game of two halves?

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | Article

2017 started off shrouded in uncertainty.

Number of ‘dog funds’ on the decline: the biggest mutts named and shamed

Monday, 31 July 2017 | News

The number of ‘dog’ funds has dipped from 41 to 34, according to Tilney Bestinvest's latest Spot the Dog report.

Neil Woodford sells out of FTSE 100 tobacco stock; buys more shares in Lloyds Bank

Monday, 17 July 2017 | News

Fund manager Neil Woodford has been selling down exposure to tobacco, a sector that he has invested in for the majority of his career. He explains why.

Industry Insider: One year on from ‘gating’, are property funds a good investment?

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 | Article

This time last year, the investment headlines were dominated by the ‘gating’ of property funds that invest directly in commercial properties.

Investment Doctor: “Do I have to buy a whole share or unit in a fund?”

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 | Article

A keen grasp of fractions and an understanding of the importance of timing will help this investor

Half-time scores: the 10 best performing funds since start of 2017

Monday, 03 July 2017 | News

At the start of 2017 some well-regarded investors were cautious on the outlook for equity markets, with question marks raised over whether the eight year long bull market would soon run out of steam.

Plans to address fund manager failings unveiled by City watchdog

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 | News

The City watchdog has moved to address various fund management failings that are delivering poor outcomes for consumers.

Why income seekers should look beyond UK funds

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 | Article

For years, UK equity income funds have been bestsellers, and many have chugged along steadily producing annual yields of around 3% to 5%.

Top 20 most consistent investment trusts over the past ten years

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | News

One of the biggest challenges a do-it-yourself investor faces is finding the cream of the crop among the thousands of funds all aiming to do the same thing - beat the market and their peers - as only a few will be able to...

First 50 Funds: Marlborough UK Micro-Cap Growth

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman gets the lowdown on investing in small companies from Giles Hargreave and Guy Feld, co-managers of First 50...