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Alliance Trust says results "disappointing" and promises change

Alliance Trust says results "disappointing" and promises change

Following "disappointing" half-year results and increasing pressure from shareholders, Alliance Trust has promised that it will be implementing changes in the autumn.

Speculative fund choices for a £50,000 windfall

Speculative fund choices for a £50,000 windfall

Find out which speculative choices these experts would invest in if they received a £50,000 windfall.

How did last year's £50,000 windfall tips do?

How did last year's £50,000 windfall tips do?

As a bit of fun we have taken a look at the performance of last year's windfall tips, bearing in mind "results" after a single year are not terribly meaningful.

2015 Fund Awards: Ethical/SRI

2015 Fund Awards: Ethical/SRI

Premier completes a quadruple in this year's Fund Awards, taking the ethical equity crown; CIS and Rathbone also come out victorious.

2015 Fund Awards: Global Emerging Market and Asia

2015 Fund Awards: Global Emerging Market and Asia

Our winning emerging market fund focuses on smaller companies, whose shares tend to be more volatile than those of larger businesses.

Keeping up appearances in a tough quarter - Model Portfolio July 15 update

Keeping up appearances in a tough quarter - Model Portfolio July 15 update

While markets responded to political, economic and valuation worries over the past quarter, our portfolios have taken these concerns in their stride.

Leaders, laggards and switches - Model Portfolio July 15 update

Leaders, laggards and switches - Model Portfolio July 15 update

Helen Pridham explains the rationale behind some replacements to our 12 model portfolios and recaps the best and worst performers.

2015 Fund Awards: Global Growth and Global Equity Income

2015 Fund Awards: Global Growth and Global Equity Income

Last year's winner of the best smaller fund award in this category has grown significantly to qualify as this year's larger fund winner.

2015 Fund Awards: Absolute Return

2015 Fund Awards: Absolute Return

The Investment Association's targeted absolute return sector contains a wide variety of funds, with Premier and Henderson triumphing here.

Where to invest £50,000 for the long term

Where to invest £50,000 for the long term

Find out which core long-term holdings these experts would invest in if they received a £50,000 windfall.