Unit trusts & OEICs

How to pick the best open-ended funds (what are open-ended funds?)

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Star fund managers: do they really outperform the crowd?

Star fund managers: do they really outperform the crowd?

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.

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Making the cut: the most consistent open-ended funds

Making the cut: the most consistent open-ended funds

Magazine | 3 Feb 2014

Exclusive research from What Investment reveals the open-ended funds that have beaten their peers time after time.

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The best (and worst) fund houses of the decade

The best (and worst) fund houses of the decade

Magazine | 20 Nov 2013

Exclusive research from What Investment reveals which asset management companies offer the most top-performing funds to UK investors.

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The best fund managers under the age of 35

The best fund managers under the age of 35

Magazine | 30 Oct 2013

We uncover hidden talent in the investment industry by identifying the most successful fund managers of less than 35 years old.

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Meet the manager: Terry Smith

Meet the manager: Terry Smith

Magazine | 25 Jul 2013

Maverick ex-stockbroker Terry Smith tells What Investment why his ‘boring’ investment style has beaten the market every year since 2003.

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What Investment Unit Trust Awards 2013: full coverage

What Investment Unit Trust Awards 2013: full coverage

Magazine | 24 May 2013

Read the full coverage of the 2013 What Investment Unit Trust Awards, complete with interviews with all the winners.

Should I invest in active or passive funds?

Should I invest in active or passive funds?

Guides | 7 May 2013

The debate about active versus passive investing centres around two issues: performance, and fees.

Charles Stanley Direct explains its clean pricing structure for funds

Charles Stanley Direct explains its clean pricing structure for funds

Video | 7 May 2013

In this video, Charles Stanley Direct looks at the hidden charges investors typically pay to hold funds and argues that its pricing model is more transparent.

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Seven easy steps to choosing the right fund

Seven easy steps to choosing the right fund

Magazine | 29 Apr 2013

There are well over 2,000 funds available to UK investors. In deciding between them, we suggest you go back to basics.

What is an investment fund?

What is an investment fund?

Guides | 23 Apr 2013

What Investment explains the different types of investment fund, and looks at whether funds are a good home for your money.

Meet the manager: Christine Johnson

Meet the manager: Christine Johnson

Video | 18 Apr 2013

In this video, What Investment meets Christine Johnson, manager of the Old Mutual Corporate Bond Fund, who gives us her outlook for global corporate bonds, focusing particularly on financial companies.

Meet the manager: Algernon Percy

Meet the manager: Algernon Percy

Video | 18 Apr 2013

In this video interview, What Investment meets the manager of JO Hambro's Portfolio Fund, Algernon Percy, who insists that the 'great rotation' out of bonds into equities has most definitely begun and will continue for some time yet.

How to choose a fund manager

How to choose a fund manager

Guides | 25 Feb 2013

We explain some of the strategies used by fund managers and how to go about choosing who to trust with your money.

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Hunting for dividends in emerging markets

Hunting for dividends in emerging markets

Magazine | 21 Feb 2013

An increasing number of investors are venturing off the beaten track in search of yield. But are they travelling safely? What Investment investigates.

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Fund heroes: the most consistent unit trusts over 15 years

Fund heroes: the most consistent unit trusts over 15 years

Magazine | 23 Jan 2013

What Investment unveils its exclusive analysis of long-term performance data to identify those funds that have consistently stayed ahead of the pack.

Understanding funds

Video | 3 Oct 2012

Andy Parsons and Sheridan Admans of The Share Centre demystify the world of funds.