Fund Focus

January's 10 most-bought trusts

January's 10 most-bought trusts

Scottish Mortgage and Woodford Patient Capital remain the most popular, while strong performer RIT Capital Partners makes its top 10 debut.

January's 10 most-bought funds

January's 10 most-bought funds

While star manager Neil Woodford keeps his fund's number-one spot, passive tracker funds have seen a surge, accounting for half of January's most-bought list.

Where should you invest £200,000?

Where should you invest £200,000?

You've got £200,000, you're ready to invest and don't mind a little adventure - but where should you put that cash? One of our investment experts offers some ideas.

Investors hold their nerve amidst market volatility

Investors hold their nerve amidst market volatility

Buys to sells average 2:1 on the Interactive Investor platform, as users saw January's financial troubles as a buying opportunity.

Volatility triggers Premier League funds overhaul

Market volatility triggers Premier League funds overhaul

After a tumultuous start to 2016, just three of the Premier League funds from our November roster retain their places in the February team. Find out who survived.

No place to turn except Europe

No place to turn except Europe

These are trying times for self-declared "momentum fundamentalist" The Colonel, but could quality European stocks prove a safe direction?

Was last year the end of easy era for income investors?

Was last year the end of easy era for income investors?

George Osborne's assault on the buy-to-let market has led some investors to turn to equity ISAs and SIPPs. We dig into the move from bricks and mortar to stocks, and tip some winning income funds too.

The Aladdin's Cave of specialist funds

The Aladdin's Cave of specialist funds

We explain why open-minded investors seeking something a bit different can look to the Specialist sector for a treasure trove of weird and wonderful funds.

Model portfolios: The leaders, laggards and switches

Model portfolios: The leaders, laggards and switches

BlackRock World Mining continues to be the worst-performing growth holding and has been removed from one of our Model Portfolios, alongside a few other choice switches.

Model growth portfolios gain up to 8.5% in 2015

Money Observer model growth portfolios gained up to 8.5% in 2015

These six portfolios aim to secure capital growth in three timescales. While some lagged their indexes over four years, all made positive gains in 2015, with two netting over 8%.

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