Funds

Which are the most successful funds since Brexit vote?

The post-Brexit bounce plus an uptick in M&A activity helped make UK Smaller Companies the most profitable fund sector.

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Is the ‘unloved’ UK market a buy or a value trap?

Kyle Caldwell considers whether funds housed in the UK all companies sector present a buying opportunity for contrarian investors.

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Property fund sector to receive shake-up

Following a review it was decided that sector should be spun off into two new categories: UK Direct Property and Property

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How carbon-heavy are the most popular funds?

Here we look at how the most-bought funds fare when it comes to being good to the environment.

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£8 billion of investors’ money has flown out of UK funds since Brexit

UK funds continue to be shunned by investors, who are instead turning to global funds.

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These two portfolios should give investors a £10,000 annual income

Our Money Observer £10,000 income challenge has beaten its income goal in both previous years. Helen Pridham introduces two new portfolios. 

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Sector Watch: Investors are piling into tech shares and funds

Investors are piling in at a time when the US tech index – the Nasdaq – has hit its highest ever level. Apple’s share price has also climbed to a new peak.

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Top 10 most popular investment funds – May 2018

Global equity dominates the list of most-bought funds and in particular technology funds focusing on US equities are popular.

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10 funds for a riskier world

As the bull market matures and falters, investors might want to position themselves in a more defensive way to weather the challenges to come.

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