How to invest

Model Portfolio Review: Growth stocks propel models back to black

As global markets continue upwards, all of our models are back in the black, so we are banking some profits and adding a few new faces.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: safe place to gain from US growth

Turkey’s crisis and fears of wider emerging markets contagion may be overdone, but the global risks flowing from higher interest rates are very real.

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The best way to invest in Asian smaller companies

Investors can capture rewards by investing in Asia’s smaller companies. But focusing on company growth is not enough for equity investors in this space to make the best returns.

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A ‘Geoff Boycott’ approach to Investing

Andrew Craig of Plain English Finance asks whether investors could learn from the English cricket legend’s highly defensive but effective batting strategy. 

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Small cap ETFs offer long term gains

Passive small company funds have outstanding potential to deliver high returns over longer timeframes and help balance investors’ portfolios.

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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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Gloomy on prospects of global economy, investors pile into US equities

Net 24 per cent of professional investors surveyed expect global growth to slow in the next year – the worst outlook for the global economy given since 2011.

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What do Trump’s new tariffs on Chinese goods mean for emerging markets?

As the global trade war heats up, Jason Hollands of Tilney mulls the outlook for emerging economies and the prospect of a backlash against the US.

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How will heavily discounted investment trusts fare in the next bear market?

Share price discounts to net asset value have narrowed dramatically over recent years and are now increasingly vulnerable to market downturns.

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How to mix and match ETFs with a ‘style’ bias

Monika Dutt explains how new ETFs weighted to combinations of factors such as value and size are delivering strong results.

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Asia Pacific dividends soar

Once seen as a no-go zone for income investors, the region’s companies are becoming increasingly generous to shareholders.

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A ‘Geoff Boycott’ approach to Investing

Andrew Craig of Plain English Finance asks whether investors could learn from the English cricket legend’s highly defensive but effective batting strategy. 

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New 4.5 per cent retail bond launched – should struggling savers be tempted?

In a bid to raise extra capital, the Reit is offering investors a six-year retail bond with a fixed income yield of 4.5 per cent.

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Gold price slump attracts investors

A fall in precious metal prices is presenting a buying opportunity

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Why real estate should outperform during US/China trade war

Limited impact on real estate fundamentals should see the sector thrive amid trade war tensions.

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