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A contrarian trust on a huge discount

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Our sister magazine Money Observer's Kyle Caldwell has spotted a cannily managed, outperforming contrarian trust on a stand-out discount. Is it a 'buy'?

19 investment trusts with 4%-plus yields

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To aid investors' ongoing search for reliable income sources, Kyle Caldwell at our sister magazine Money Observer reports on a bumper list of high-yielding trusts to watch.

Broaden your income horizons to reduce dividend risk

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The quest for reliable income has become key for today's investors, so fund manager Chris Wright at Premier has detailed two expert approaches to maximise payouts.

Fund profile: BlackRock UK Income

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This 30-year-old 'value' fund has seriously outperformed its sector the last three years. Marina Gerner gets the low-down on how it works and why it's invested in Lloyds.

AXA stops investing in tobacco shares and bonds

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Fund manager and mega-insurer AXA is selling all tobacco-related shares and bonds, despite the industry's history of stellar returns, Kyle Caldwell reports.

My recipe to beat the market

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The S&P 500 is a difficult index to gain an edge on, but James Hackman at Neptune believes he has found the recipe to outperform over the medium- to long-term.

Winning funds with staying power

Money Observer's Fund Awards: winning funds with staying power

Actively managed funds are losing out to cheap trackers, but not so our award winners, which have proved to be excellent predictors of superior returns.

Emerging market shares too cheap to ignore

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After a punishing few years for Emerging Market equities, investors were shy of buying into the recent rally - but now they're piling in, and at record low prices, writes Kyle Caldwell.

Two funds to buy ahead of a 'Brexit' vote

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Uncertainty over the outcome of the Brexit vote has opened up some great buying opportunities, says Simon Evan-Cook at Premier Asset Management.

A 'ludicrously cheap' Japan trust

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Sellers worried by Japanese market volatility have dragged this investment trust's discount to crazy levels, reports Kyle Caldwell. But is it a sign to buy now, or steer clear?