Funds Analysis & Video

New Schroders income fund to target 5% yield

New Schroders US Income Maximiser fund to target 5 per cent yield

Schroders is planning to launch a US Income Maximiser fund, which will pay more than twice the yield of other US equity income funds.

10 UK fund and trust tips for 2017

10 UK fund and trust tips for 2017

Money Observer's panels of collective investment experts offer up their picks for UK-focused funds and investment trusts to outperform this year.

Portfolio manager: Why now is time to be optimistic

Portfolio manager: Why now is time to be optimistic

Investors have many worries this year, but gloomy forecasts have a way of being wrong - and investments in these key areas will only get better, says Douglas Chadwick.

20 fund and trust tips for 2017

20 fund and trust tips for 2017

Money Observer's panels of collective investment experts reveal their 20 favourite funds and trusts, targeting both growth and income from around the globe.

After the Trump rally, all the risk is on the downside

After the Trump rally, all the risk is on the downside

Stockmarkets have flown on optimism over Trumponomics, but economic reality will cut the honeymoon, says Ceri Jones. Here are the portfolio changes she's making in preparation.

Neil Woodford reveals latest trades

Neil Woodford reveals latest trades

Disappointed with his fund's performance in 2016, Neil Woodford has been buying and selling shares over the past month. Here, Lee Wild confirms which ones.

How to pick the right Absolute Return fund for you

How to pick the right Absolute Return fund for you

Last year, investors flocked to these funds' promises of returns 'in any market condition', but choosing one that'll deliver on your goals takes some research. Rob Griffin investigates.

Nine global fund and trust tips for 2017

Nine global fund and trust tips for 2017

With a year of uncertainty ahead, a panel of 12 collective investment experts tell Money Observer which global funds and trusts they expect to do well in 2017.

Why this growth portfolio is on a high

Why this growth portfolio is on a high

This market-beating growth portfolio has run for three years, and through some tough times. Now it's closing up shop, so Helen Pridham reveals the winning holdings.

Equity fund sales turn positive: Time to take profits?

Equity fund sales turn positive: Time to take profits?

With global stockmarkets riding high, net sales of equity funds are back in the black after nearly a year. Kyle Caldwell asks how far the rally can really go.