The rapid downturn in fortunes on coronavirus and oil price fears, and concerns for the health of the global financial system, has left few risk-based assets unscathed.
A year after its highly successful launch, Andrew Pitts asks if Smithson investment trust will succeed where other high-profile newcomers have failed.
Falls in global stocks are expected for the rest of the year, but that should give investors useful opportunities.
Sustainable investing is no longer a sideshow and is moving closer to centre stage.
The Woodford fiasco demonstrates that the Financial Conduct Authority, not for the first time, is failing in its duty to protect savers and investors, writes Andrew Pitts.
The bounce-back of Money Observer Rated Funds savaged at the end of last year has been remarkable, with 86 funds beating the MSCI World index benchmark.
Inside Money: the fog of Brexit masks some alluring opportunities in the UK market; but the clouds enveloping one of the Woodford-run funds will take time to clear, writes Andrew Pitts
The pressure building in developed equity markets last year was felt most keenly in Japan, which now looks poised to make the strongest rebound.
Managers’ short-termism is blighting active funds. Those adding value should stand up and be counted as part of a campaign that could help sort the wheat from the chaff, says Andrew Pitts.