The unique advantage of equity investment
Fund Manager View: 14/08/2017

The unique advantage of equity investment

Terry Smith, chief executive of Fundsmith and manager of the Fundsmith Equity Fund, explains why shares have a rarely-discussed advantage over other forms of investment.

Uncovering Asia’s “hidden gems”
Fund Research: 11/08/2017

Uncovering Asia’s “hidden gems”

Fidelity’s Nitin Bajaj aims to identify tomorrow’s Asian success stories today, often among firms virtually unknown to investors in the West.

A forward-thinking investment trust looking to harness a changing world
Fund Research: 10/08/2017

A forward-thinking investment trust looking to harness a changing...

Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust employs an exciting brand of growth investing that belies its ordinary-sounding name. Rob Morgan takes a closer look.

Is cash king?
Fund Manager View: 09/08/2017

Is cash king?

Mitchell Fraser-Jones of Woodford Investment Management outlines why holding too much cash over the long term can be unwise.


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July’s most widely bought and sold funds on Charles Stanley Direct
Fund Research: 04/08/2017

July’s most widely bought and sold funds on Charles Stanley...

Rob Morgan reveals the funds most commonly bought and sold by our customers.

July’s top and bottom performing funds
Fund Research: 01/08/2017

July’s top and bottom performing funds

Rob Morgan rounds up the notable fund sector trends in July as emerging markets and technology funds outperformed.

The stocks powering Woodford Equity Income Fund
Fund Research: 31/07/2017

The stocks powering Woodford Equity Income Fund

It has been a little over three years since the launch of Neil Woodford’s CF Woodford Equity Income Fund. Rob Morgan examines which stocks have contributed to strong returns.

Uncovering opportunities among UK smaller companies
Fund Manager View: 28/07/2017

Uncovering opportunities among UK smaller companies

Eustace Santa Barbara, Co-Manager of the Marlborough Special Situations Fund, explains where the team have been finding opportunities among the UK’s smaller companies.

Building a low-cost portfolio
Fund Research: 26/07/2017

Building a low-cost portfolio

Rob Morgan looks at the basics of investing in low-cost ‘passive’ funds and outlines some options for building a portfolio.

Foundation Fundlist: emerging market equity income fund change
Fund Research: 25/07/2017

Foundation Fundlist: emerging market equity income fund change

Rob Morgan explains an alteration to the list of our preferred investments across the major sectors.

The third bucket
Fund Manager View: 24/07/2017

The third bucket

William Lam, Asian Equities Fund Manager at Invesco Perpetual, describes how a new theme has emerged in the Invesco Perpetual Asian Fund.

Are you in danger of making a pension mistake?
Direct Comment: 21/07/2017

Are you in danger of making a pension mistake?

A review of the retirement market by the UK regulator has raised concerns a growing number of people could be making poor decisions regarding their personal pensions.