How to invest

Growth, value, momentum and income investing: which is best?

These styles take different approaches to achieve outperformance. We suggest stock and fund ideas for each.

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Global fund and trust tips: our experts name their growth and income choices

Our fund and trust panellists share their global growth and income choices for the year ahead. We also highlight two wildcard selections that look particularly good value at the start of 2019.

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January sales: we signpost the bargains for value-focused investors

Which regions look tempting on valuation grounds? Kyle Caldwell highlights some of the best opportunities for investors to go shopping for bargains.

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A round-the-world trip takes in the best income prospects

We identify the most promising asset classes, regions and sectors for income-seeking investors in the year ahead.

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Ethical ETFs: there's never been a better time to put your money where your morals are

Falling fees make ethical exchange traded funds robust investment propositions. Kenneth Lamont writes.

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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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Investors are backing gold to shine in 2019; but expect further falls for UK shares

On the whole investors are adopting a cautious stance, according to findings from two separate surveys.

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Active funds beat passive funds, until you factor in fund fees

The outperformance of active funds is flattened once the average active fund fee of 1% is included. 

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UK fund and trust tips: the best routes into the unloved UK

The UK stockmarket is loathed by domestic and international investors, but valuations look historically cheap. Our 11 expert panellists share their growth, income and wildcard tips.

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Ethical ETFs: there's never been a better time to put your money where your morals are

Falling fees make ethical exchange traded funds robust investment propositions. Kenneth Lamont writes.

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UK shares could fall by 25% in a no-deal Brexit

The pessimistic stance is a sign of caution for investors that ‘cheap’ UK shares could become even cheaper and remain out of form, depending on the outcome of Brexit.

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A round-the-world trip takes in the best income prospects

We identify the most promising asset classes, regions and sectors for income-seeking investors in the year ahead.

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How to invest in bonds: a beginner’s guide

Why do US interest rates and inflation forecasts affect bond yields? We explain the workings of a confusing asset class.

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Why it makes sense to buy gold at the start of 2019

Gold is one of the relatively few assets that is uncorrelated to the performance of equity markets.

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Housing market outlook worst for 20 years as Brexit black cloud looms

Sales are expected to slump in the months leading up to Brexit, according to surveyors.

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