Funds Analysis & Video

Japanese market ripe for contrarian pickings

Japanese market ripe for contrarian pickings

Key pockets of value remain in Japanese equity markets that shouldn't be overlooked by investors, says Man GLG's Stephen Harker.

Neil Woodford: How income investors can avoid value traps

Neil Woodford: How income investors can avoid value traps

Neil Woodford's new fund will yield 5% at launch. Here he tells Kyle Caldwell what he looks for when assessing the sustainability of a dividend.

These two income stocks keep dividends flowing

These two income stocks keep dividends flowing

With this income portfolio lagging the FTSE All-Share index, we add cyclical spice but without threatening future income streams, explains David Budworth.

Buy, hold or sell: Liontrust UK Special Situations

Buy, hold or sell: Liontrust UK Special Situations

As this fund has doubled in value over the last five years, manager Anthony Cross is doing something right. David Brenchley asks what he's been buying, holding and selling.

Expert investment tips for all budgets

Expert investment tips for all budgets

Whether you have a lump sum to invest or just want to squirrel away £50 a month, Moira O'Neill asks the professionals for their investment fund picks.

Seven top funds to play these big trends

Seven top funds to play these big trends

There are some key investment shake-ups approaching, according to leading fund managers. Jennifer Hill names the funds they'd buy to profit.

Neil Woodford’s seven trades in January

Neil Woodford’s seven trades in January

After a poor 2016, star fund manager Neil Woodford lagged the wider market again in January. He's also been bargain hunting and added a new stock, reports Lee Wild.

Guru stock picks for your ISA: Templeton, Slater and Lynch

Guru stock picks for your Isa: Templeton, Slater and Lynch

Kyle Caldwell sizes up the investment strategies of some of the greatest professional investors, and asks what we can learn from them.

Was 2016 sweet for the Saltydog portfolio?

Was 2016 sweet for the Saltydog portfolio?

Saltydog's trend-investing approach really took advantage of the markets' upturn last year, making a sharp jump of 10%. Douglas Chadwick has the lowdown.

Fund briefing: Contrarian funds

Fund briefing: Contrarian funds

Brave investors looking for blockbuster returns are naturally drawn to contrarian funds - although it's a risky business. Rob Griffin explains how to pick the best.