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How our 2017/18 investment trust tips are faring

How our 2017/18 investment trust tips are faring

While some tipped trusts have bucked the past quarter's stagnant markets, one has fallen short and is being replaced. Fiona Hamilton reveals who's in and who's out.

Five 'value' trusts that invest against the crowd

Five 'value' trusts that invest against the crowd

As growth strategies start to flag, value and contrarian-oriented trusts may be coming back into fashion. Helen Pridham highlights five of the best.

Face-off: Terry Smith versus Carlos Hardenberg

Face-off: Terry Smith versus Carlos Hardenberg

The Templeton Emerging Markets trust is up 32%, while Fundsmith Emerging Equities trust is down. Cherry Raynard looks at what's behind investors' buying motives.

Three European investment trust tips

Three European investment trust tips

As sentiment towards European equities turns increasingly positive, Jennifer Hill takes a closer look at a trio of trusts.

Funds and stocks to buy as UK interest rates rise

Funds and stocks to buy as UK interest rates rise

Kyle Caldwell explains how investors can adjust their portfolios to benefit from monetary policy tightening.

Bargain hunter: Star fund manager on 13% discount

Bargain hunter: Star fund manager on 13% discount

This trust has doubled investors' money over the past five years, yet is offering a double-digit discount. Kyle Caldwell reveals its identity here.

How our adventurous and cautious trust tips have fared in 2017

How our adventurous and cautious trust tips have fared in 2017

Some of our tips have bucked the stagnant markets of the past quarter, but Edinburgh is not one of them and is being replaced. Fiona Hamilton explains the rationale.

Meet the fund manager: Where British Empire is finding value

Meet the fund manager: Where British Empire is finding value

When it comes to extracting an investment's value, British Empire Trust's Joe Bauernfreund prefers the carrot to the stick. Lindsay Vincent explains.

Revealed: The 30 most consistent top funds in 2017

Revealed: The 30 most consistent top funds in 2017

Only the very best funds make our 2017 line-up of the 30 most consistent top-performing funds. Jennifer Hill reveals their identities and finds a hidden gem.

Japan: Land of the rising returns

Japan: Land of the rising returns

Investors have chased Japanese equities to multi-decade highs, but Dzmitry Lipski has found three funds which offer potential for even greater returns.