Funds Analysis & Video

BoE emergency interest rate cut: How's the economy shaping up?

BoE emergency interest rate cut: how's the economy shaping up?

One year on from the Bank of England cutting interest rates to a historic low 0.25%, Fidelity's Bill McQuaker assesses the current UK economic landscape and its outlook.

Are absolute return funds a better way to invest in an uncertain world?

Are absolute return funds a better way to invest in an uncertain world?

A popular choice among investors, absolute return funds have had their fair share of criticism. But Dzmitry Lipski picks the four best offerings in the sector.

Five alternative investments for 5% plus yields

Five alternative investments for 5% plus yields

Investors' insatiable appetite for income has pushed many innovative income funds to lofty premiums, but Jennifer Hill finds a host of opportunities remain.

The sectors that fund managers are buying

The sectors that fund managers are buying

Caution prevails in global fund portfolios, but European funds are more overweight in cyclical sectors relative to defensives, finds Graeme Evans.

Rule change may lead to dividend cuts for UK equity income funds

Rule change may lead to dividend cuts for UK equity income funds

The yield requirements for UK equity income funds have been watered down. This may not be good news for income investors. Kyle Caldwell takes a look.

Should investors buy an investment trust or a fund?

Should investors buy an investment trust or a fund?

Investment trusts have long been seen to offer superior performance to funds, but Jennifer Hill reviews the latest data and gets the experts' opinion.

The best way to invest in bonds

The best way to invest in bonds

Investors must look beyond traditional 'safe' bonds and adopt a more flexible approach to address rising interest rates and inflation concerns, argues funds analyst Dzmitry Lipski.

As Europe's populist tide recedes, how can you profit?

As Europe's populist tide recedes, how can you profit?

Investing in Europe is no longer the realm of contrarians, says Cherry Reynard. Here's how to make money on the continent.

Top funds for emerging market exposure

Top funds for emerging market exposure

They're some of the most exciting growth stories on earth, but how do investors gain exposure? Funds analyst Dzmitry Lipski has the answer.

The 10 most popular funds - July 2017

The 10 most popular funds - July 2017

Half of July's top 10 were passive funds, while Smith, Lindsell and Train lead the pack once again. Marina Gerner takes a look at the other top perfomers.