How to invest

Global fund and trust tips: our experts name their growth and income choices

Our fund and trust panellists share their global growth and income choices for the year ahead. We also highlight two wildcard selections that look particularly good value at the start of 2019.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: shaken investors seek safe havens

Gold, property, bonds and the yen are all coming into their own after investors were unnerved by the volatility in equity markets over recent months.

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January sales: we signpost the bargains for value-focused investors

Which regions look tempting on valuation grounds? Kyle Caldwell highlights some of the best opportunities for investors to go shopping for bargains.

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A round-the-world trip takes in the best income prospects

We identify the most promising asset classes, regions and sectors for income-seeking investors in the year ahead.

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Ethical ETFs: there's never been a better time to put your money where your morals are

Falling fees make ethical exchange traded funds robust investment propositions. Kenneth Lamont writes.

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How to profit from the electric car boom

Revolutionary progress in the electric vehicle market is driving a surge in demand for advanced car batteries and related commodities.

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Commodities: will it be a strong 2019?

Commodities may be set to surge if worries about slowing economic growth subside and the oil glut is addressed.

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Regional fund and trust tips: value can be found if you know where to look

After a challenging year for most regions, our expert panellists name the investment funds and trusts that look best-placed to deliver the goods in terms of growth and income in 2019.

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Regional fund and trust tips: value can be found if you know where to look

After a challenging year for most regions, our expert panellists name the investment funds and trusts that look best-placed to deliver the goods in terms of growth and income in 2019.

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Ethical ETFs: there's never been a better time to put your money where your morals are

Falling fees make ethical exchange traded funds robust investment propositions. Kenneth Lamont writes.

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Worst year for UK shares since financial crisis, but dividends break new record in 2018

The new record figure, £99.8 billion in 2018, was 5.1% higher in headline terms compared with 2017.

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A round-the-world trip takes in the best income prospects

We identify the most promising asset classes, regions and sectors for income-seeking investors in the year ahead.

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Who’s afraid of the yield curve?

Google searches for ‘yield curve’ have grown, but what is it and what is the significance of inversion? Ed Smith explains why US government bond yields have spooked some investors.

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City watchdog launches consultation on cryptoassets for retail investors

At a later date the Financial Conduct Authority will also be consulting on the banning of derivatives products based on cryptoassets, with contracts for difference products likely the main target.

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Commercial property: it’s harder work to pick high-yield winners

Commercial property is a bellwether for the wider economy – and Brexit means investors will need to tread carefully.

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