Funds

Look past the corornavirus to see global fund opportunities

Markets have been hit hard by the virus, but a broader picture suggests the global sector will throw up opportunities.

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‘This bear market is not over – here’s what will trigger the market bottom’

Veteran investor John Chatfeild-Roberts cautions what bear markets do is suck people in and then destroy their money.

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The reason why ESG funds outperformed during the market sell-off

The relative outperformance of ESG funds since the start of the coronavirus sell-off is almost entirely down to low exposure to energy companies.

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Rosemary Banyard joins Downing; new UK equity fund launched

Former Schroder UK Mid Cap trust and Sanford DeLand fund manager joins Downing Fund Managers.

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Did active funds provide protection for UK investors in the market’s recent turmoil?

How have active funds stacked up against passive funds since the start of the coronavirus sell-off when it comes to the UK market?

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Fund managers are more bearish than bullish: a sign of more pain to come?

We detail how three respected fund managers are adopting a cautious stance following the sharp market falls.

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Why value-focused investors will see the best opportunities after the sell-off

Scottish Investment Trust’s Alasdair McKinnon explains how he has protected his portfolio, and why he sees ‘tremendous opportunities in due course’.  

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UK-focused funds among the hardest hit by market panic

Out of the 100 worst performing funds so far this year, 43 are focused on UK stocks.

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Withdrawing income from a Sipp in a bear market: dos and don'ts

What do those retiring in the UK against a backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic need to remember?

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