Insights

There’s no such thing as a fund manager with the Midas touch

Editorial Comment: there are valuable takeaways for private investors following the Woodford saga, says Faith Glasgow

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Smithson one year on: is Terry Smith's fledgling trust going to fly?

A year after its highly successful launch, Andrew Pitts asks if Smithson investment trust will succeed where other high-profile newcomers have failed.

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Why pension pots are not always better together

Pension Clinic: Steve Webb explains why combining pension pots can lead to the loss of valuable benefits.

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How two professional investors find investment trust bargains

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

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What not to do with your pension

Are you at risk of making any of these five mistakes when it comes to your retirement savings?

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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?

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Bargain Hunter: Strong performer since launch, but on a double-digit discount

This investment trust is approaching its third birthday and has been a strong performer, but is sitting on a 12% discount.

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Is the UK doomed without tech giants?

Lowland’s James Henderson identifies companies at the cutting-edge of tech in the UK and explains how to spot a company utilising tech well.

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Templeton’s Chetan Sehgal: why the trade war doesn’t change how I invest

The fund manager explains how the investment trust has excelled by tapping into rising regional consumer spending across emerging markets.

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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

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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.

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How well did our experts do with their predictions for 2019?

How prescient were our market pundits predictions for 2019? Tom Bailey revisits their January forecasts.

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How well did our experts do with their predictions for 2019?

How prescient were our market pundits predictions for 2019? Tom Bailey revisits their January forecasts.

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How well did our experts do with their predictions for 2019?

How prescient were our market pundits predictions for 2019? Tom Bailey revisits their January forecasts.

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The best ETFs for Brexit bedlam

Large-cap focused ETFs look well-placed to weather sterling volatility.

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