Funds

Our £25,000 cautious and medium-risk portfolios deliver 8% and 10% returns in first year

Monday, 23 January 2017 | Article

If you have several thousand pounds to invest, it is worth creating a portfolio of several investment funds to give extra diversification and exposure to different economies, sectors and asset types.

Three funds to profit from a new US President

Monday, 23 January 2017 | News

Following the inauguration of Donald Trump, Andy Parsons, head of investments at The Share Centre, believes three funds could reward investors over the long term regardless of the President Elect’s time in office.

First 50 Funds update: Vanguard cuts its fund charges

Thursday, 19 January 2017 | News

Passive investment company Vanguard has cut the fund charges on five of its Life Strategy tracker funds – three of which are among our First 50 Fund picks for beginners.

Moneywise First 50 Funds: Trackers beat actives in 2016

Friday, 13 January 2017 | News

The tracker funds selected for Moneywise’s First 50 Funds list for beginner investors beat the performance of the active funds on the same list during 2016.

Nutmeg to shake-up fees and launch passive portfolio range

Friday, 13 January 2017 | News

So-called “robo-investor” Nutmeg, has announced a shake-up of management fees for both new and existing customers, as well as the launch of passive portfolios.

Neil Woodford: why my performance in 2016 was disappointing

Friday, 13 January 2017 | News

The commodity rally in 2016 was one of the main factors behind "a disappointing year from a performance point of view" for the CF Woodford Equity Income fund, manager Neil Woodford admits.

Fund briefing: Targeted absolute return funds

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 | Article

It’s no surprise that the Investment Association’s Targeted Absolute Return fund sector has become so popular with investors.

Investment doctor: How can my ex-pat dad invest in the UK?

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 | Article

Living in Spain is a headache for one UK taxpayer who has £12,000 to invest.

Moneywise's First 50 Funds dominate December's 10 most-bought funds

Friday, 06 January 2017 | News

Fundsmith Equity, one of Moneywise's First 50 Funds, took the top position in the list of most-bought funds on Moneywise's sister website Interactive Investor for the ninth consecutive month.

The danger of pound-cost ravaging

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 | Article

With the introduction of pension flexibility, one of the biggest dangers to people's retirement pots is the impact of so-called 'pound-cost ravaging'.