Investing in Funds
The world of investment funds explained – without the jargon
Magazine | 26 Jun 2014
The winners of the What Investment Unit Trust Awards have displayed a real talent for growing investors’ money.
Magazine | 31 Mar 2014
We find out whether the most talked-about fund managers, such as Neil Woodford and Mark Mobius, live up to their reputation.
Magazine | 3 Feb 2014
Exclusive research from What Investment reveals the open-ended funds that have beaten their peers time after time.
Magazine | 3 Aug 2016
At times of severe market strife, asset allocation typically gains a greater prominence for the private investor.
Magazine | 1 Jun 2016
It is one of the mantras of the investment world that the prudent investor is one who diversifies. Working on this year’s investment trust awards has revealed for me the breadth of options available for private investors seeking diversification.
Magazine | 1 Apr 2016
The great Warren Buffett has a saying that ‘if markets were rational, I would be begging for change outside a drugstore’.
Magazine | 1 Feb 2016
While the steady-as-she-goes investment trusts are likely to be the cornerstones of most private investors’ portfolios, the temptation is strong to include a few holdings with the capacity to generate outsized returns and afford to the shrewd investor the bragging rights amongst his or her peers.
Magazine | ETFs | 27 Aug 2013
Explaining the logic behind passive investing, the important differences between tracker funds and ETFs, and the best-buy passive vehicles to follow markets from the FTSE 100 to the MSCI Emerging Markets index.
Magazine | 1 Apr 2012
With sales of cheap passive funds and ETFs on the increase, we look at whether active funds can justify their existence.
Magazine | 1 Jun 2012
Angelos Damaskos, who has run the Junior Gold Fund since launch in 2009, and Stuart Alexander, managing director of Gemini Investment Management, debate the outlook for gold.
Guides | Banking & savings | 16 Jan 2013
So you’ve been looking up mortgages online, furiously checking current mortgage rates and then calculating your mortgage payments to make sure you can actually afford them without having to appear on Deal or No Deal.
Guides | Pensions | 29 Sep 2015
The latest guide in the What Investment series has been published this morning, in association with Henderson Global Investors.