Investment Trust Focus

When is the best time to catch a falling star manager

Is there ever a good time to catch a falling star manager and, if you are already invested with one, you should stay the course or jump ship.

Advances have investors eyeing UK biotech bounty

Advances have investors eyeing UK biotech bounty

The fruits of a period of intense innovation are beginning to be enjoyed by life science firms, and the funds investing in them.

Growth portfolios make up ground - model portfolio April 15 update

Growth portfolios make up ground - model portfolio April 15 update

Money Observer's growth-based portfolios shine as stockmarket investors favour wider range of shares.

Leaders, laggards and switches - model portfolio April 15 update

Leaders, laggards and switches - model portfolio April 15 update

Best and worst performers in the 12 income and growth portfolios revealed, and why Fidelity Moneybuilder Income gets the chop.

March's 10 most-bought trusts

March's 10 most-bought trusts

Baillie Gifford's ever-popular Scottish Mortgage continues its reign as New India and International Biotechnology debut.

What is the best way to invest £150,000 if I don't need it for a few years?

What is the best way to invest £150,000 if I don't need it for a few years?

By putting the money in investment funds, it is possible that you'll generate a much better return than by putting it in cash, says Patrick Connolly at Chase de Vere.

Alliance Trust battle lines drawn

Alliance Trust battle lines drawn

Appointing three new members to Alliance Trust's board would be positive, but investors need to ask what Elliott Advisors' real motives are.

February's 10 most-bought trusts

February's 10 most-bought trusts

Scottish Mortgage marks more than a year at the top while investors still favour UK equity income, according to data from Interactive Investor.

Markets on a high covers over cracks in Tactical Asset Allocator

Markets on a high covers over cracks in Tactical Asset Allocator

With equity markets at record highs, investor enthusiasm may be overreaching itself, given the instability "quantitative tightening" may bring.

Rated Funds 2015: US

Rated Funds 2015: US

Because it is widely recognised that the US market is the most difficult for actively managed funds to "beat the index", investors should pay special attention to the five funds and three investment trusts that have achieved Rated Fund status.

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