Andrew Pitts

Andrew Pitts began his career in financial journalism at Euromoney magazine in 1991. He joined Money Observer in 1994 and became editor in May 1998. He is now associate editor of the magazine. Andrew was named best Financial Consumer Journalist in 2003 and 2008 by the Association of Investment Companies. He holds the Personal Finance Society’s Financial Planning Certificate.

Investment trusts with 'substantial' skin in the game

Investment trusts with 'substantial' skin in the game

Andrew Pitts names the investment trust directors and managers that have meaningful 'skin in the game'.

Trusts with a war chest of cash can weather stockmarket storms

Trusts with a war chest of cash can weather stockmarket storms

With the formal countdown to Brexit underway, Andrew Pitts finds the star trusts best placed to fund their current dividends and hopefully to grow them as well.

The investment trusts I've been buying and selling

The investment trusts I've been buying and selling

Like many investors, Money Observer's associate editor Andrew Pitts prepares for 2017 by assessing his investment decisions in 2016.

Revealed: Interactive Investor's Rated ETFs for 2017

Revealed: Interactive Investor's Rated ETFs for 2017

ETFs have become an increasingly popular way to track stockmarket gains. Here, we explain the reasoning and selection criteria for our new shortlist of 98 Rated ETFs.

Why we need more Neil Woodfords

Why we need more Neil Woodfords

The 90s had plenty of famous fund managers and firms, writes Andrew Pitts, but the cult of the star manager is all but gone. He thinks we could do with more of Woodford's ilk.

The best and worst investment funds of 2016

The best and worst investment funds of 2016

Money Observer's Rated Funds cover the best funds and trusts across all sectors, but 2016 has been a uniquely challenging year. Andrew Pitts profiles the winners and the losers.

10 trusts with biggest discount and premium moves since Brexit

10 trusts with biggest discount and premium moves since Brexit

Andrew Pitts names 10 trusts whose price/assets ratio has shifted furthest since the Brexit vote, revealing some apparent cheapies - and one on an eyewatering premium.

Brexit crisis averted? Don't bet on it

Brexit crisis averted? Don't bet on it

It's all calm on the UK stockmarket front. But Andrew Pitts wonders if such serenity is wholly justified given that Brexit proper actually remains some way off?

Terry Smith on why Feet will outperform Fundsmith Equity

Terry Smith on why Feet will outperform Fundsmith Equity

The star manager's flagship fund is a market leader, regularly topping our most-bought list. Now Terry Smith tells Andrew Pitts why his new trust will put it in the shade.

Property funds: the good, the bad and the reality check

Property funds: the good, the bad and the reality check suspensions liquidity

Brexit will hurt UK investors and property has already been savaged. Money Observer's Andrew Pitts explains the situation and reveals the funds that should do best.

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