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23 investment trusts to see you from cradle to grave

Savings and investment products are important throughout our lives for either building up assets or providing the money we need to achieve our goals.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: trade war taking toll on sentiment

The imposition by the US of hefty tariffs on Chinese goods has sparked an alarming spiral of trade strife that has serious implications for asset allocators.

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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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The dangers of too much portfolio diversification

Investors risk over-diversifying portfolios in the belief they are reducing volatility, only to end up impacting returns.

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Eight questions to ask when picking a sustainability ETF

Here we consider key questions that potential investors need to ponder before they choose an ESG ETF.

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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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Nervous investors flock to gold

Uncertainty is causing investors to up their allocations to the precious metal.

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Which were the best-performing Rated Funds over the second quarter?

Investment trusts dominate the list of best-performing Rated Funds in the second quarter of 2018.

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Which were the best-performing Rated Funds over the second quarter?

Investment trusts dominate the list of best-performing Rated Funds in the second quarter of 2018.

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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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Despite trade war fears, Asia’s markets are still an opportunity

In the reversal of positive sentiment that we have seen lately, opportunities appear to be arising for long-term investors.

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Tactical Asset Allocator: US sets pace but risks hard to weigh

The US economy is growing, but slowing jobs growth, higher oil prices and interest rate hikes suggest near-term risk ahead.

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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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Nervous investors flock to gold

Uncertainty is causing investors to up their allocations to the precious metal.

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Here's how to profit from a weak retail sector

Notwithstanding some decent macro numbers this quarter, the outlook for UK high street retail looks poor.  

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