A 'wonder of the world' loses some lustre
Fund Manager View: 15/05/2017

A 'wonder of the world' loses some lustre

Peter Westaway, chief economist and head of investment strategy for Vanguard Europe, reflects on the important effects of compounding on investments.

Ten investment mistakes and how to avoid them
Direct Comment: 12/05/2017

Ten investment mistakes and how to avoid them

Constructing a well-balanced portfolio takes careful planning. Rob Morgan outlines how to avoid ten common mistakes investors make.

The search for income
Fund Research: 11/05/2017

The search for income

Henry Brennan considers one of our favourite funds for income seekers, Investec Diversified Income.

Is there still opportunity in Indian equities?
Fund Manager View: 10/05/2017

Is there still opportunity in Indian equities?

Rob Morgan asks the Goldman Sachs India Equity Portfolio fund team how recent political developments affect India’s growth story.


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James Clunie: Why we are “short” the US
Fund Manager View: 04/05/2017

James Clunie: Why we are “short” the US

The US stock market is presenting some interesting opportunities writes James Clunie, manager of Jupiter Absolute Return Fund.

April's top and bottom performing funds
Fund Research: 02/05/2017

April's top and bottom performing funds

Rob Morgan rounds up the notable fund sector trends in April as UK smaller companies outperformed.

Fundsmith Equity – keeping it simple but effective
Fund Research: 26/04/2017

Fundsmith Equity – keeping it simple but effective

Fundsmith Equity is a perennial fund favourite with Charles Stanley Direct customers. Henry Brennan takes a look at its approach.

General election 2017
Direct Comment: 25/04/2017

General election 2017

Charles Stanley's equity research team share their initial thoughts on how the impending general election might affect UK shares in various sectors.

The unique advantage of equity investment
Fund Manager View: 25/04/2017

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.

Woodford Patient Capital Trust update
Fund Research: 24/04/2017

Woodford Patient Capital Trust update

Rob Morgan looks at the recent performance of Neil Woodford’s investment trust specialising in innovative growth companies.

Bruce Stout: Few places to hide in a high valuation world
Fund Research: 24/04/2017

Bruce Stout: Few places to hide in a high valuation world

Aberdeen World Equity Income manager Bruce Stout is proceeding with caution this year as he considers many equities and bonds to be expensive.

A successful launch for Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities Fund
Fund Research: 20/04/2017

A successful launch for Polar Capital UK Value Opportunities...

We highlighted this fund as an interesting new launch in January. Ben Johnson takes an early look at how it is invested.