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UK income investors short-changed despite the dividend boom

It has been a great year for dividends, but not for income fund investors. Kyle Caldwell explains.

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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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ETF portfolio: finding value in the world’s cheapest stockmarkets

Our new portfolio will pursue profit in undervalued markets worldwide.

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The case for multi-manager funds in an Isa or Sipp

Witan’s Andrew Bell tells Faith Glasgow about the unique value of a multi-manager approach.

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Dividend-focused ETFs: apply a screen to avoid getting burned

Be wary of dividend-focused ETFs that don’t take account of stock quality, says Dimitar Boyadzhiev

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Investment incoming: the arena where inflows show no sign of drying up

Amid the outcry over single-use plastic and with 2019 being named year of the vegan, retail investors now own 25% of the assets

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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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Money Observer Rated Funds in the third quarter 2019: laggards and watchlist

We evalaute the prospects for Rated Fund laggards and update the status of funds previously flagged for issues of concern.

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Money Observer Rated Funds in the third quarter 2019: laggards and watchlist

We evalaute the prospects for Rated Fund laggards and update the status of funds previously flagged for issues of concern.

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ETF portfolio: finding value in the world’s cheapest stockmarkets

Our new portfolio will pursue profit in undervalued markets worldwide.

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UK dividend growth reliant on currency volatility and one-off payments

According to Link, special dividends in the third quarter were almost four times as large for the period as last year.

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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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Not all bonds are the same. But are any of them safe havens?

Government bonds shouldn’t be considered a safe haven asset, says Anthony Rayner, manager of Miton’s multi asset fund range.

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Oil price posts biggest ever spike

Attack against Saudi Arabia results in the biggest sudden disruption of global oil supply ever.

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This disruptor comes with ‘cool factor’ but the sector carries a risk

Rogier Quirijns considers WeWork, an innovator in the flexible office market.

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