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10 most popular investment trusts - December 2017

10 most popular investment trusts - December 2017

Woodford Patient Capital remians popular, while broader economic and business trends have resulted in some new entrants. Tom Bailey looks at last month's top performers.

Income investing: Helping you find high yields

Income investing: Helping you find high yields

Interest rates are rising, but it's still not easy to generate consistent and sustainable income over a period of years. Analyst Dzmitry Lipski tells us how and shares 11 top ideas.

2018 ISA fund tips: Nine fixed income and multi-asset trades

2018 ISA fund tips: Nine fixed income and multi-asset trades

Cherry Reynard assesses the outlook for UK and global bonds against the backdrop of a more challenging year ahead.

2018 ISA fund tips: Four ways to profit from US market 'melt-up'

2018 ISA fund tips: Four ways to profit from US market 'melt-up'

Growth appears solid and unemployment is low, both of which should be supportive of equity markets, writes Tom Bailey.

2018 ISA fund tips: Three ways to profit from emerging markets

2018 ISA fund tips: Three ways to profit from emerging markets

In emerging markets themselves, current accounts, inflation and growth are generally supportive, writes Marina Gerner. That opens up opportunities.

2018 ISA fund tips: Nine ways to profit from the UK stockmarket

2018 ISA fund tips: Nine ways to profit from the UK stockmarket

Despite political headwinds and monetary tightening, asset managers are finding opportunities in unloved sectors. Experts tell Jennifer Hill which funds they'd buy.

10 most popular funds - December 2017

10 most popular funds - December 2017

Experienced fund managers continue to lead the list, but Neil Woodford drops out of the top 10 for the first time, writes Marina Gerner.

Bargain hunter: Top performer in 2017 is still on a 10% discount

Bargain hunter: Top performer in 2017 is still on a 10% discount

This trust was one of 2017's big winners, but there should be more to come - and as a bonus it is still trading on a discount, writes Kyle Caldwell.

Nine fund ideas for 2018

Nine fund ideas for 2018

Investors had a strong year in 2017, but 2018 comes with uncertainty. Funds analyst Dzmitry Lipski discusses major themes and the funds investors should consider owning over the next 12 months?

The 10 worst performing funds of 2017

The 10 worst performing funds of 2017

Marina Gerner runs through last year's worst performing funds.