Inside Money

The best performing Rated Funds in the first quarter of 2019

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.

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Investors don’t need to leave their home market to find value

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

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Why Japan offers the best hunting ground for value investors

The pressure building in developed equity markets last year was felt most keenly in Japan, which now looks poised to make the strongest rebound.

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Spot the difference between skill and luck in active funds

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.

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Red October returns: here’s why it’s different this time

Investors are witnessing the repercussions of quantitative easing being whipped away from the stock market party. What’s likely to happen next in markets?

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Smithson investment trust: like father, like son?

On the eve of the launch of Smithson investment trust, Fundsmith founder Terry Smith tells Andrew Pitts about unearthed opportunities.

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Five trusty funds for both rain and shine

The ongoing US/China trade war is bad news for markets, but China’s faltering consumer and overheated property markets could really raise the pressure, writes Andrew Pitts.

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We ignore what’s happening in China at our great peril

The US/China trade war is bad news for markets, but China’s faltering consumer and overheated property markets could really raise the pressure.

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Inside Money: Don’t get left in the lurch in emerging market crisis

Weak currencies, a rising dollar and a splurge on cheap debt are some of the headwinds facing emerging markets.

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