Funds

Tracker fund provider Vanguard launches self-invest platform

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | News

Investors with under £100,000 can now invest directly with Vanguard – which provides nine of our First 50 funds for...

Woodford buys Lloyds and sells GSK

Monday, 15 May 2017 | News

Neil Woodford has made portfolio changes to his Woodford Equity Income fund - which is a Moneywise First 50 Fund - dropping GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and adding Lloyds to the portfolio, as well as stocks including housebuilders...

First 50 Funds: AXA Framlington UK Select Opps adds to companies that can benefit from Trump stimulus

Monday, 08 May 2017 | News

Nigel Thomas, fund manager of AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities, says that he’s not worried about 1970s-style high inflation but is preparing for the impact of changes in consumer preferences.

Seven out of 10 UK equity income funds hold these 10 companies

Friday, 21 April 2017 | News

More than a quarter (26%) of the money managed by UK equity income funds is invested in just ten dividend-paying companies, according to research by fund managers at Henderson Global Investors.

Woodford asks for patience after performance disappoints

Friday, 21 April 2017 | News

Woodford Patient Capital trust has reported a fall in net asset value of 4.2% per cent for 2016, which means investors will not pay a performance fee for last year.

Fund briefing: global bonds

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 | Article

Global bonds might not seem terribly exciting but they can play an important role for the average investor – especially those with larger portfolios that are seeking balance and diversification.

Best trusts to boost your income

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 | Article

Many investment trusts pay out a reliable income stream. We explain how this works and examine whether income is getting harder to come by. Plus our experts suggest five attractive options for 2017’s investment climate.

Moneywise Investment Trust Awards 2017

Friday, 31 March 2017 | Article

Confused about which trust to pick? Together with our panel of judges, we’ve done the legwork for you and highlighted the trusts we’ve picked as this year’s winners.

Fund briefing: investing in Europe

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 | Article

It’s easy to understand why Europe has been popular with investors for many years.

Should you follow the crowd and buy the new Neil Woodford fund?

Friday, 24 March 2017 | News

Celebrity fund manager Neil Woodford’s second income fund has opened its doors to investment and it is expected to prove popular with both do-it-yourself investors and financial advisers.