Fund Focus

Six vital warning signs for fund investors

Six vital warning signs for fund investors managers charges performance

Investing through funds has many advantages, but as with any strategy there are risks and pitfalls. Rob Morgan at Charles Stanley names six of the biggest red flags.

'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.

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.

Buy, hold or sell: MI Chelverton UK Equity Income

shares buy hold sell fund manager MI Chelverton UK Equity Income small mid cap

The fund faced a perfect storm as its holdings tanked after the Brexit vote. The manager tells David Brenchley why he's upbeat.

The most-traded funds of 2016 so far

most traded funds Interactive Investor 2016 Woodford Fundsmith index Brexit

With 2016 so far a year of volatile stockmarkets and big uncertainty, our most-traded funds show investors putting faith in big-name managers, writes David Brenchley.

10 trusts for long-term growth

10 trusts new beginner investors performance choices portfolio City Witan SMT

Concluding her roster of the 50 best funds for beginner investors, Moneywise editor Moira O'Neill profiles 10 quality trusts to put in the bottom drawer.

20 active funds to outperform the market

20 actively managed funds Moneywise First 50 investment add value capital growth

Continuing the roll call of 50 top funds for new investors, Moneywise editor Moira O'Neill names her 20 favourite actively-managed funds.

July's 10 most-bought funds

July's 10 most-bought funds

Active fund managers lead the way as Terry Smith holds on to the top position, explains Marina Gerner. but there are still four tracker funds in the top 10.

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