The hidden dangers of pension drawdown  - and how to help combat them
Direct Comment: 23/02/2017

The hidden dangers of pension drawdown - and how to help combat...

The popularity of pension drawdown continues to grow, but there are significant risks.

Neil Woodford to launch new high income fund
Fund Research: 23/02/2017

Neil Woodford to launch new high income fund

Neil Woodford is looking to launch a new high yielding fund in March. Here’s what we know so far.

Big in Japan
Fund Research: 21/02/2017

Big in Japan

Schroder Tokyo Fund is looking to benefit from Japan’s strengths. It could be a beneficiary of increasing global economic activity and improving corporate governance.

Why ISAs are set to get even better
Direct Comment: 20/02/2017

Why ISAs are set to get even better

ISAs remain one of the most popular ways to invest, and forthcoming developments add to the attractions.


Older News

Five reasons to consider a SIPP
Direct Comment: 16/02/2017

Five reasons to consider a SIPP

Rob Morgan looks at the attractions of a Self Invested Personal Pension when investing for retirement.

First State Greater China Growth adds to A-share exposure
Fund Research: 15/02/2017

First State Greater China Growth adds to A-share exposure

Interesting opportunities could lie in the 3,000 or so shares listed on the Chinese mainland markets. Rob Morgan takes a look at a fund increasing exposure selectively.

Profit with principles?
Fund Research: 14/02/2017

Profit with principles?

Rob Morgan takes a look at the constraints involved in investing ethically and highlights some fund options for those wishing to invest this way.

January’s most widely bought and sold funds
Fund Research: 13/02/2017

January’s most widely bought and sold funds

Rob Morgan looks at the funds most heavily bought and sold by our self-directed clients in January as equity markets made a strong start to the year.

A five-year record of growing income
Fund Research: 10/02/2017

A five-year record of growing income

Fidelity Global Dividend fund manager Dan Roberts takes a highly selective approach to global equities, and has successfully grown income for investors.

Thomas Cook warns despite Greek surge
: 09/02/2017

Thomas Cook warns despite Greek surge

Shares in package holiday group Thomas Cook fell after the company said it was cautious on prospects for the summer holiday season. Investors continue to worry about competition and debt.

Introducing Bats data and indices
Direct Comment: 09/02/2017

Introducing Bats data and indices

We have started using Bats data on the charts and data section of our website. Rob Morgan explains what it means for investors.

It’s all about the cash now at Rio Tinto
: 08/02/2017

It’s all about the cash now at Rio Tinto

In the last mining boom, Rio Tinto’s former management eroded shareholder value by using its excess cash to make value-destroying acquisitions. New management may have learned a lesson.