Fund briefing: contrarian funds

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 | Article

Brave investors wanting to make higher-than-expected returns are naturally drawn to contrarian funds. But it’s not a stance for the faint-hearted.

Global funds dominate 'dog' list of poor performers

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 | News

The number of serial underperforming funds has increased from 30 to 41, according to Tilney Bestinvest's latest Spot the Dog report.

One in four UK equity income funds cut payouts in 2016

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 | News

One in four UK equity income funds cut their payouts to investors last year, new research has found.

Neil Woodford to launch new higher-yielding income fund

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 | News

Woodford Investment Management is launching a second income fund next month for star fund manager Neil Woodford.

Easy tracker fund portfolios for 2017 and beyond

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | Article

We explain how beginner investors can use the tracker funds in Moneywise’s First 50 Funds to construct simple, low-maintenance investment portfolios.

Moneywise First 50 Funds: Murray International Trust

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 | Article

Bruce Stout, manager of Murray International Trust – the highest performer of our

Wrong-footed' investors favouring safety in numbers as fund sales plummet

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 | News

Fund sales slumped by 72% in 2016, with investors withdrawing a total of £8.2 billion from equity funds, according to statistics from the Investment Association (IA).

Positive investment outlook for China predicted at start of Chinese New Year

Friday, 27 January 2017 | News

The Chinese New Year is fast approaching (Saturday 28 January), and this time around it’s the year of the Fire Rooster, which last occurred in 1957.

Moneywise First 50 Funds: Henderson UK Property Fund

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 | Article

Ainslie McLennan, manager of the Henderson UK Property Fund – one of our First 50 Funds for beginners – gives Moneywise’s Helen...

Neil Woodford reveals latest trades

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 | News

Neil Woodford admitted last week he was "disappointed" with his portfolio's performance in 2016. Now we hear what the star fund manager's CF Woodford Equity Income fund was trading in and out of during December.