Insights

Coronavirus anxiety is contagious

With pensions taking a pummelling in the wake of the pandemic, Faith Glasgow shares some advice with older workers.

Read more

Coronavirus: will markets fall further, and should I buy, hold or sell?

The rapid downturn in fortunes on coronavirus and oil price fears, and concerns for the health of the global financial system, has left few risk-based assets unscathed.

Read more

Three rules for building a pension that you can retire on

Pension Clinic: Steve Webb provides tips on how to build up a pot that funds savers’ retirement expectations.

Read more

How two professional investors find investment trust bargains

We put two fund-of-investment trust managers through their paces, comparing strategy, performance and charges.

Read more

A beginner’s guide to retirement jargon

The top 10 most commonly used examples of jargon within the pension industry – and what they mean in ordinary language.

Read more

Mirror, mirror on the wall - who's the best fund manager of all?

There is a belief that people with psychopathic traits do well in the financial industry – but is this justified?

Read more

11 of the biggest investment trust discount moves over past month’s steep market falls

We pick out 11 investment trusts that typically trade on a small premium but are now available on a discount, and in some cases a substantial one.

Read more

Coronavirus stock market survival guide

Barry Norris shares eight important investment rules that will help you survive the crisis.

Read more

Baillie Gifford’s Charles Plowden on the catalyst that transformed Monks

A manager of Monks Investment Trust explains how a shift of approach has changed the trust’s performance.

Read more

Hugh Young on how he has revamped Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus

The manager sums up the trusts objectives as he explains that we just want nice little businesses run by ho

Read more

Little miracles: the large advantages of small companies

Chris Gannatti of WisdomTree Europe reviews the attractions of investing in smaller companies in the US, Japan, Europe and the emerging markets.

Read more

The US Federal Reserve’s unprecedented policies fail to boost market confidence

While the Federal Reserve’s commitment to open-ended quantitative easing removes some uncertainty facing investors, two key concerns remain.

Read more

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.

Read more

Coronavirus outbreak resulted in rocky start to the year for China equity funds

Tom Bailey considers how the outbreak has affected China-focused equity funds, areas that may benefit, and panic-selling.

Read more

What is the post-election reality for investors?

From the UK market and property to tax and pensions, we consider the implications for investors and taxpayers of the Conservatives’ election victory.

Read more