Kyle Caldwell

How investors can find investment trust bargains

In the second video of our Trust Tactics series, below, deputy editor Kyle Caldwell runs through why investment trusts trade on either a premium or a discount. He also offers up some tips on how to assess the bargain credentials of trusts that trade on discount.

JP Morgan becomes latest fund manager to offer direct investors an exit

JP Morgan Asset Management has joined the growing number of fund managers moving to offer a new home for holdings invested directly with them.

The firm is giving its 33,000 direct fund investors – those who invest in its open-ended funds – the option to transfer to Hargreaves Lansdown. No transfer charges will be levied.

Top 10 most popular funds – March 2019

Although valuations for UK shares are at historically low levels as Brexit uncertainty continues to cast a dark shadow over our home market, investors are not attempting to buy the dip and are instead continuing to favour global funds.

Seven of the top 10 most popular funds in the month of March invest globally, with four being actively managed.

Gold demand hits six-month high against uncertain Brexit backdrop

Gold bullion saw an uptick in demand from private investors in the month of March against the uncertain Brexit backdrop, according to data from BullionVault.

The firm said its Gold Investor index, which measures sentiment based on trading among its 75,000 international and UK users, last month rose by 2.3 points to 54.5, its highest level in six months.