How to invest

How our £10,000 income investment trust portfolio is faring

The 2019 portfolio includes three trusts that use capital reserves to support their dividends.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: lessons learnt from investing in ‘star’ economies

As we bid farewell to this portfolio, we reflect on the fortunes of a key theme in the portfolio and flag up macro risks that investors will need to keep an eye on.

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If value makes a comeback, these are the investment trusts to buy

The catalyst that will transform the fortunes of value-oriented trusts is difficult to pinpoint, but several appear well-positioned to come good for long-suffering investors.

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Are surreal gains heading for reality rabbit hole?

Markets are partying, but our five-strong panel of experts explain why its more akin to Alice in Wonderland finance, and outline their consequent strategies.

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Five ways to protect your investments against Brexit currency swings

When investing overseas, currency movements can add an extra layer of risk as exchange rates move. Kenneth Lamont explains how ETF investors can ride out currency risk.

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Why women have an eye for ethical investing

Aberdeen Standard Investments Amanda Young reflects on findings that women in particular are highly receptive to clearly defined ethical investment propositions.

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Family fortunes: the pull of the Rothschild and Cayzer family-controlled trusts

RIT Capital Partners and Caledonia value the preservation of family wealth above all, so five-year returns of around 70% from both trusts is pretty good going. We share their distinctive investment approaches.

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Fund failings: three quick fixes for the fund management industry

Kyle Caldwell outlines three changes he would like to see implemented by the industry to enable it to better serve investors.

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Family fortunes: the pull of the Rothschild and Cayzer family-controlled trusts

RIT Capital Partners and Caledonia value the preservation of family wealth above all, so five-year returns of around 70% from both trusts is pretty good going. We share their distinctive investment approaches.

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Five ways to protect your investments against Brexit currency swings

When investing overseas, currency movements can add an extra layer of risk as exchange rates move. Kenneth Lamont explains how ETF investors can ride out currency risk.

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Global dividend growth hit, but some regions still bright spots

Growth figures were not gloomy for all regions, with some breaking new records.

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Are surreal gains heading for reality rabbit hole?

Markets are partying, but our five-strong panel of experts explain why its more akin to Alice in Wonderland finance, and outline their consequent strategies.

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Why we’re sanguine in the face of Brexit and trade wars

Liontrusts Stuart Steven explains why he is cautiously positive on two major macro risks.

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Gold is glittering: will the rally continue and should investors buy?

The gold price is shining and private investors are turning bullish on the yellow metal, so we weigh up the pros and cons.

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Five themes reshaping the property landscape

Five investors discuss how long-term trends, from the thriving life sciences sector to flexible office space, are impacting on the real estate sector.

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