Your Fund Choices 2019 provides comprehensive analysis on 201 actively managed Rated Funds and Investment Trusts selected by the Money Observer team of experts, as well as 66 passive choices. Every one has been rigorously reassessed to make sure that it still earns its place on the Money Observer Rated Funds shortlist.
Baillie Gifford has cut management fees on four of its investment trusts: Edinburgh Worldwide Investment, Pacific Horizon, Baillie Gifford Japan Trust and Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon.
The fee reductions have been made following a rise in assets under management for each trust, leading Baillie Gifford to pass on economies of scale to investors by lowering fees.
The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) is running an educational programme on saving for children in the run-up to Christmas. As part of the campaign the AIC will provide parents with animated videos, guides and a jargon buster.
It has also launched a competition to promote the benefits of saving for children with investment companies. Five prizes of £1,000 to invest in investment companies are available to be won.
Rosemary Banyard explains how her freedom and flexibility at her trust inspires her to make the most of market volatility.
Jennifer Hill examines which tax shelter works best at different life stages and which trusts advisers suggest.
Is paying dividends out of the capital profits robbing Peter to pay Paul or an example of investment trust innovation and flexibility?
After rising by nearly 17 per cent over the past month, the trust has plunged following a major set back by one of its largest holding.
Andrew Pitts delivers a review of Money Observer’s Rated Funds for the first quarter of 2018.
The bull market in bonds is ending. But with inflation and interest rates slow to stir, bond exposure still makes sense.