Investment Trust Focus

Banking sector winners and losers in a UK economic recovery

Banking sector winners and losers in a UK economic recovery

The bounce in bank shares in 2012 and 2013 is over, but there may still be tasty investments among the old groups and new challengers.

Rated Funds update: Specialist, property and commodities

Rated Funds update: Specialist, property and commodities

Our specialist Rated Funds cover a wide range of areas from healthcare to hedge funds, while property funds are becoming increasingly popular.

Rated Funds update: Mixed-asset

Rated Funds update: Mixed-asset

There are two new additions to our lower-risk mixed-asset Rated Funds categories, including our award winning absolute return fund.

Rated Funds update: Asia and emerging market equity

Rated Funds update: Asia and emerging market equity

As investors start to look for value outside the developed markets now the world economy is starting to recover, Asian markets are returning to favour.

Rated Funds update: Overseas developed market

Rated Funds update: Overseas developed market

European markets have been hit by the Ukraine crisis. However, in general, our Rated Funds have made positive progress over the past six months.

Rated Funds update: Global growth and equity income

Rated Funds update: Global growth and equity income

There are now three times as many global equity income funds as five years ago, but our newest Rated Fund is one of the longer-running products.

Rated Funds update: UK equity

Rated Funds update: UK equity

Good yields and rising company dividends over the long term make equity income funds attractive options for income-seekers.

Rated Funds list primed to perform

Rated Funds list primed to perform

In this half-year review, we explain why we are adding funds to our line-up and placing some short-term poor performers on review.

Are there reasons to be cheerful in Europe?

Are there reasons to be cheerful in Europe?

Money Observer editor Andrew Pitts says, despite concerns on the continent, there could be a number of silver linings for the European economic outlook.

Investment trust tips weather stormy six months

Investment trust tips weather stormy six months

Despite a disappointing second half, our 2013/14 tips measured up fairly well against relevant benchmark indices, reports Fiona Hamilton.

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