Fund Focus

Value opportunities in British Empire trust

Value opportunities in British Empire trust

Managed by John Pennink, the British Empire Securities and General Trust is enjoying a change in fortune and is outperforming its sector.

"Bulls in charge" of Killik's Growth Portfolio

"Bulls in charge" of Killik's Growth Portfolio

Mick Gilligan at Killik & Co says he is quite happy with the portfolio's positioning at the moment but he thinks later this year he may become more cautious.

Shares to buy, hold and sell

Shares to buy, hold and sell

Software company Proxama has huge potential for growth, says Marlborough Micro Cap fund manager Giles Hargreave.

Rated Funds 2014: Seven UK bonds funds

Rated Fund selection finds value in UK bonds

There are still good reasons for holding bond funds, and there are still out-of-favour areas of the fixed-income market where value can be found.

Rated Funds 2014: 11 specialist funds

Rated Funds 2014: 11 specialist funds

One of the major advantages of investing through funds and trusts is that you can gain exposure to very specialist areas without the danger of losing your shirt.

Should you stay loyal to your star fund manager?

Should you stay loyal to your star fund manager?

Should investors follow the manager who has produced impressive returns for them, or trust that the strategy of the fund and the wider team contributing to it will prevail?

How can you spot the next Warren Buffett?

How to spot the next Warren Buffett?

The best managers leave a trail of high returns in their wake, making them easy to pick out - but how do you spot future stars?

Rated Funds 2014: Four property funds

Rated Funds 2014: Four property funds

With a growing interest in investing in commercial property again, we take a look at four top property funds.

Rated Funds 2014: Five Asia Pacific equity funds

Five Asia Pacific equity funds for your portfolio

The Asia Pacific region has rewarded investors in recent years. Its economies are benefiting from Western trade and rapid local market growth.

Rated Funds 2014: Seven higher-risk mixed-asset funds

Seven higher risk funds for your portfolio

Our higher-risk category includes funds in the 40-85% shares and flexible investment sectors. We have also included investment trusts.

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