Funds

Absolute return funds once again fail to hit the target

Markets over the past year have been ideal for absolute return funds to show their defensive mettle, but many have failed to deliver.

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Tech-heavy funds and investment trusts the biggest losers in sell-off

We crunch the numbers to reveal the funds and investment trusts that have suffered the most during the big October sell-off. 

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Have fund investors been buying high and selling low?

Europe equity funds experienced net retail outflows of £303 million, while investors pulled £429 million out of UK funds in August.

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Top 10 most popular funds – September 2018

There’s a new entry into our list of the top 10 most popular funds for September.

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Why the UN’s sustainable development goals matter to investors

Firms can use the targets to enhance their long-term earnings power, while their influence on investors is expected to grow.

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Active funds have underperformed passive in all but two sectors

Passive funds have generally beaten active funds over the past decade, even in 'less researched' emerging markets. 

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Emerging market funds saw a wide divergence in performance in September

Emerging market funds were at both the top and bottom of performance tables last month.

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Star fund manager to retire: here are three fund alternatives

Here are some fund alternatives for investors looking to move their money elsewhere.

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Fund ideas for Good Money Week

UK and US figures show that ethical investing need no longer be a trade-off between returns and principles.

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