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Investing for children: Five myths busted

Investing for children: Five myths busted ISA SIPP JISA tax parents grandparents

Investing for children is often seen as a fiddly business, and there are a number of myths to debunk. Tom Stevenson at Fidelity sifts out the fairy tales from the facts.

'How I have returned 13% a year since 2000'

'How I have returned 13% a year since 2000' Giles Hargreave small-cap returns

Giles Hargreave, one of the UK's most successful smaller company investors, reveals to Kyle Caldwell how to spot a bubble and how to sort small-cap duds from the gems.

'The one share I would buy and hold forever is…'

'The one share I would buy and hold forever is…'

Money Observer's Kyle Caldwell asks four fund managers to put their necks on the line and name one share they can't imagine ever selling.

Lord Rothschild buys gold and sells shares

Lord Rothschild buys gold and sells shares

Wary of monetary stimulus failing, the financier cut his trust's equity holdings and bought into gold. Kyle Caldwell explains, and names some top wealth preservation funds.

Brighter future for these emerging market trusts?

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Recent years have been a horror story for emerging markets, but managers at these three top trusts tell Lindsay Vincent the next chapters will be more exciting.

Terry Smith on why Feet will outperform Fundsmith Equity

Terry Smith on why Feet will outperform Fundsmith Equity

The star manager's flagship fund is a market leader, regularly topping our most-bought list. Now Terry Smith tells Andrew Pitts why his new trust will put it in the shade.

Bargain hunter: A small-cap star going cheap

Bargain hunter: A small-cap star going cheap investment trust Standard Life smC

This small trust doesn't look like a screaming 'buy' on the surface, says Kyle Caldwell, but it has major attractions and a decent discount.

Demand for gold soars in 2016

Demand for gold soars in 2016 Gold ETFs Safe Haven brexit fears defensive

Demand for the yellow metal jumped sharply in 2016's tumultuous second-quarter, and there's no sign of a let-up, writes Marina Gerner.

Aviva suspends property fund until 2017

Aviva Investors property fund suspended 2017 tough times liquidity Brexit harm

Aviva has extended the freeze on its UK property trust for at least six months due to market uncertainty, reports Kyle Caldwell.

14 investment trusts yielding 4% or more

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With trusts ever more desirable in volatile post-Brexit markets, the number of those with a high yield dwindles. Kyle Caldwell names 14 that still offer a decent payout.