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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.

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.

How to bag a bargain share in the January sales

How to bag a bargain share in the January sales

Finding high street bargains in January is easy, but sniffing out cheap investments is much harder. Kyle Caldwell reveals some of the best value shares, trusts and funds around.

December's 10 most-bought funds

December's 10 most-bought funds

Little changed on the 10 most-bought funds table in December, with the rotation away from bond proxies helping fund managers Terry Smith and Neil Woodford, writes Marina Gerner.

Four niche funds to weather 2017's stormy markets

Four niche funds to weather 2017's stormy markets

This year may rival 2016 for volatility, but some 'defensive' choices will do investors little good. Darius McDermott names specialist funds to do well in 2017.

Value investing tipped to shine in 2017

Value investing tipped to shine in 2017

A style of investing that's been out in the cold over the past decade is set to make a comeback, explains Kyle Caldwell. These seven funds could benefit.

Volatility the biggest risk investors face in 2017

Volatility the biggest risk investors face in 2017

Volatility is the biggest pothole in the path to mouthwatering returns, warns Ken Fisher, but interest rate risk, inflation risk and political risk shouldn't be underestimated either.

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