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Buy, hold or sell: Neptune UK Mid Cap

Buy, hold or sell: Neptune UK Mid Cap

Mark Martin, manager of Neptune UK Mid Cap, tells David Brenchley which stocks he has been buying, holding and selling. It's bad news for one housebuilder.

Bargain hunter: Racy small cap trust slips to 10% discount

Bargain hunter: Racy small cap trust slips to 10% discount

A small cap trust that has returned 147% over the past five years is now available on a 10% discount, reports Kyle Caldwell.

I'm a DIY investor in my 20s: the mistakes and lessons I have learnt

I'm a DIY investor in my 20s: the mistakes and lessons I have learnt

Money Observer's deputy editor Kyle Caldwell runs through the mistakes made and lessons learnt since becoming a DIY investor.

21 common mistakes in financial planning: part two

21 common mistakes in financial planning: part two

In the second of a two part series Andy Baker at Equilibrium reveals some common mistakes to avoid when it comes to financial planning.

Property fund suspensions lifted as hard landing fears recede

Property fund suspensions lifted as hard landing fears recede

Storm clouds have been overhanging UK property since Brexit, but suspended property funds have reopened on brightening forecasts. Kyle Caldwell explains.

Can quality growth stocks keep shooting the lights out?

Can quality growth stocks keep shooting the lights out?

Big, established names with strong records of dividend growth have been the place to be over the past five years. But as yields dwindle, Kyle Caldwell asks: are they still worth it?

Brexit-hammered small caps bouncing back

Brexit hammered small caps bouncing back

The UK currently has the best of both worlds, but investors shouldn't be lulled into a false sense of security, warns Faith Glasgow.

A UK first for VCTs

A UK first for VCTs venture capital trust savings scheme Octopus Titan VCT

Former AIM writer of the year Andrew Hore has a look at tax efficient Venture Capital Trusts following an exciting new development for new investors in VCTs.

August's 10 most-bought trusts

August's 10 most-bought trusts

Our top 10 most-bought investment trusts for August include a new arrival stepping up, and an old City hand falling several places, reports Kyle Caldwell.

Europe: basket case or buying opportunity?

Europe: basket case or buying opportunity?

Is it time for your investments to exit Europe? Kyle Caldwell looks at the bull and bear arguments for exposure to the region.