ETFs

Equities beating becalmed bonds in Tactical Asset Allocator

Equities beating becalmed bonds in Tactical Asset Allocator

Ceri Jones explains why there is little value in holding bond instruments and why we prefer to focus on dividend-paying equities.

A beginner's guide to asset allocation

A beginner's guide to asset allocation

Research suggests that correct asset allocation can explain 90% of a portfolio's return over time.

Income streams from alternative sources

Income streams from alternative sources

In the current climate it makes sense to diversify your income stream and there are a number of "offbeat" sources of income that investors could consider.

Beta funds the "smart" choice for UK investors

Beta funds the "smart" choice for UK investors

Why have smart beta funds become popular in the US, and how can UK investors make use of a growing trend?

European equities continue to perform in Tactical Asset Allocator

European equities continue to perform in Tactical Asset Allocator

In a bullish outlook, the tactical asset allocator portfolio has added more European equities exposure via an under-rated investment trust.

"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.

How to build a diversified ISA portfolio

How to build a diversified ISA portfolio

Spread your money across different areas of the stockmarket for a smoother investment ride.

Abenomics key for Japan's economy in 2014

Could 2013 have brought an end to two lost decades for Japan?

Could 2013 have brought an end to two lost decades for Japan? We find out why investors who had written the market off are finally interested in buying again.

UK confidence for Tactical Asset Allocator

Optimism that equity markets will do well in 2014 are widespread.

Markets are skittish on how broad-based the recovery in the UK and developed markets will be, but general optimism still reigns.

UBS lists four new sterling hedged ETFs

UBS lists four new sterling hedged ETFs

UBS Global Asset Management has listed four new ETFs, letting investors mitigate their currency risks against the British pound.