Money Observer's model portfolios bounced back into the black as stock and bond markets rose in tandem.
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.
In the latest instalment of our quarterly series, our five-strong asset allocation experts study investors’ worries ‒ and their own.
Passive funds tracking bespoke indices biased to specific market factors have gained traction. Are they worth the extra cost, asks David Prosser.
The long-held consensus that hard-nosed funds offer a much more reliable route to outperformance than ethical or socially responsible alternatives is crumbling.
Hanging over markets is also the question of what comes next.
Fund manager Alasdair McKinnon outlines his views on gold and tech shares, and makes the case for The Scottish Investment Trust in 30 seconds.
Passive investors can’t take a back seat with their analysis, says Peter Sleep.
Vodafone’s cut might be a canary in the coalmine for FTSE 100 shares.
UK retailers Next and Tesco have returned to the bond markets, attracting a significant amount of investor interest. Laura Gallacher considers the next likely candidate.
Annual house price growth in Q1 of 2019 stood at just 0.4%. Behind the headline figure were sharp regional differences.