The best investment trusts to buy for 2021
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The best investment trusts to buy for 2021

Sectors ranging from emerging markets to student accommodation look poised to do well this year, says David Stevenson, as he picks the best investment…
19 Jan 2021
Four of the best funds for mining profits in gold
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Four of the best funds for mining profits in gold

The gold-price upswing is set to endure, says Max King. These funds look the most promising.
13 Jan 2021
Venture capital trusts that offer growth, income and tax relief
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Venture capital trusts that offer growth, income and tax relief

Professional investor Alex Davies, founder of high-net-worth investment service Wealth Club, is a fan of venture capital trusts (VCTs). Here, he picks…
8 Jan 2021
I wish I knew what an investment trust was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
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I wish I knew what an investment trust was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

“Active” investment funds come in two main varieties, one of which is investment trusts. But what exactly is an investment trust?
5 Jan 2021
Six investment trusts to tuck away now – and six to sell
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Six investment trusts to tuck away now – and six to sell

Max King presents his round-up of the “lame ducks” of 2020 and highlights six “Cinderella” trusts: strong performers that have not received the recogn…
29 Dec 2020
A fund that will give your investments some social impact
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A fund that will give your investments some social impact

A new socially responsible investing trust backed by blue-chip investors allows investors to do well from doing good.
16 Dec 2020
Can you afford to ignore investment trusts?
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Can you afford to ignore investment trusts?

As this year has decisively shown, says Max King, the simplest route to outperformance has been via investment trusts. Here’s why you should invest in…
8 Dec 2020
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A fund that can profit from insuring the risks we all face
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A fund that can profit from insuring the risks we all face

The insurance sector is embarking on an upswing and boasts steady long-term returns, says Max King. This fund could help you profit.
7 Dec 2020
Why investment trusts are the connoisseur’s choice of fund
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Why investment trusts are the connoisseur’s choice of fund

Investment trusts have justified their reputation as the best type of collective investment in 2020, says Jonathan Davis.
7 Dec 2020
Emerging markets set to bounce – and these eight funds will profit
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Emerging markets set to bounce – and these eight funds will profit

Many developing countries were knocked sideways by Covid-19. But they are now ready to rebound. David Stevenson picks the eight best emerging market f…
30 Nov 2020
Looking for income? Buy these three solid property funds
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Looking for income? Buy these three solid property funds

Apparent high-yielding bargains often turn out to be value traps. But these three property funds look like solid buys for income investors.
23 Nov 2020
New music-royalty fund will cash in on classic pop hits
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New music-royalty fund will cash in on classic pop hits

The Round Hill Music Royalty Fund, a rival to the well-established Hipgnosis Songs Fund, has just debuted on the London Stock Exchange. David C Steven…
17 Nov 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Alex Wright on why UK markets are full of opportunities
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The MoneyWeek Podcast: Alex Wright on why UK markets are full of opportunities

There are huge opportunities right now in UK stocks, says Fidelity's Alex Wright. Here, he talks to Merryn about value vs growth, the prospect of a va…
11 Nov 2020
Why an ESG approach is particularly suited to bond investors
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Why an ESG approach is particularly suited to bond investors

ESG investing, which focuses on the environmental, social and governance aspects of a business, is all the rage. David C Stevenson explains how bond i…
9 Nov 2020
November 2020 update: how the MoneyWeek investment trust portfolio has fared
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November 2020 update: how the MoneyWeek investment trust portfolio has fared

How have our favourite investment trusts been doing? And what would we change?
6 Nov 2020
Five top investment trusts to buy and forget until 2040
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Five top investment trusts to buy and forget until 2040

Picking winning long-term stocks is extremely difficult but, with a sensible spread of solid funds, investors can look forward to maximum gains with m…
6 Nov 2020
Does politics matter for investors?
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Does politics matter for investors?

Generally speaking, says Max King, markets don’t seem to care much about politics. But every now and again, politics really does matter quite a lot.
3 Nov 2020
Odyssean Investment Trust: making the best of difficult circumstances.
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Odyssean Investment Trust: making the best of difficult circumstances.

Odyssean Investment Trust, set up to profit from supporting “misunderstood companies”, is a mere three years old – but its record to date and managers…
2 Nov 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: How the Law Debenture Corporation's unusual structure gives it an edge
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The MoneyWeek Podcast: How the Law Debenture Corporation's unusual structure gives it an edge

Merryn talks to Dennis Jackson and James Henderson of the Law Debenture Corporation about what makes the trust unique, the regulatory tailwinds it can…
27 Oct 2020
Nine of the best new investment trusts and ETFs
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Nine of the best new investment trusts and ETFs

A lot of appealing investment trusts trusts and exchange-traded funds have emerged now that the market has calmed down. David Stevenson picks nine of …
26 Oct 2020