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Tracker fund charges heading towards zero

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Fees on passive, index-tracking funds could fall to zero as investor demand for cheap, low-maintenance investments grows, new research claims. Marina Gerner explains.

Neil Woodford's five Brexit bargains

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The famed fund manager doesn't think Brexit will change things much, and he's been active in the aftermath. Kyle Caldwell reveals what the legend's been buying.

Why investment trusts can weather a dividend storm

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Companies and funds sacrifice dividends to conserve cash in rough markets, scuppering income investors. So how can trusts keep paying out? Kyle Caldwell explains.

Warren Buffett’s a fan, but do trackers beat active funds?

Warren Buffett’s a fan, but do trackers beat active funds?

Research by Money Observer finds significant differences in the performance of active funds and index trackers.

Brexit in numbers: the winners and losers (so far)

Brexit in numbers: the winners and losers (so far)

Kyle Caldwell takes a look at the early investment winners and losers since last month's Brexit vote.

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.

Bargain hunter: Eight post-Brexit trust buys

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Money Observer's own investment trust bargain hunter Kyle Caldwell has been trawling the post-Brexit markets for great value. One expert offers up eight top picks.

Buy, hold or sell: Jupiter High Income

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This income fund is riskier than others in its stable, given its heavy equity exposure, but has top-notch performance. David Brenchley reveals some of the manager's latest trades.

The best UK equity funds of 2016

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Our sister magazine Money Observer's annual Fund Awards honour active funds in every sector for strong and reliable performance. Here are the winners in UK equities.

How to identify best funds in the business

Money Observer fund awards identify best performing investment funds

Our sister magazine Money Observer's annual Fund Awards names active funds that keep outperforming. Andrew Pitts explains how they pick them.