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The ability to borrow to invest is a key feature of investment trusts and companies but it can be a double-edged sword.
Following in the footsteps of a great manager can be tough task, as David Moyes' experience at Manchester United shows.
Stuart Mitchell, manager of the SWMC European fund, identifies his high-conviction investments.
Why liquidity is important and which investment trusts are in the top and bottom 10 of being easy or difficult to trade.
Emerging market veteran says growth in Brazil is welcomed but programmes are raising household debt levels.
There is a revival of interest in commercial property, which is offering attractive yields, but fund manager Don Jordison is among those warning investors to buy wisely and leave prime central London to the oligarchs.
Investment trusts have hard and soft ways to prevent their shares falling below net asset value. Unfortunately, they don't always work.
Investment trusts in the Japan, Asia Pacific, Global Emerging Markets and Technology sectors look most exposed in the debate about charges.
Over 40 investment trusts have cut charges or performance fees in a bid to remain competitive against unit trusts. Has your trust moved with the times?
Firm insists 'investment philosophies and management strategies have not changed in any way'.
Firm says small Mining Opportunities fund suffered large withdrawals by investors and had shrunk below £1 million.
I'm making what could be my most adventurous investment yet, braving the Crimean crisis to buy a Russian investment trust.
Mark Mobius' Templeton Emerging Markets (TEM) investment trust looked attractive as I prepared Citywire's Top Trust portfolio.
Funds expert Bill McQuaker picks his favourite funds investing in big household names.
Guy Monson of Sarasin & Partners explains why money printing in Europe could turn the tide in emerging markets' favour.
Chris Wright, the Citywire AAA-rated manager of the Premier Ethical fund, says cynics are wrong to dismiss ethical investing.
JOHCM's James Lowen and Clive Beagles made several changes to their UK Equity Income fund last month in response to market uncertainty.
Fund management group BlackRock thinks the Budget's pension reforms could increase pensioners' use of investment trusts.
Managers of the Ruffer investment trust argue that the case for Japan has not been dented by the country’s consumption tax rise.
Richard Woolnough says shares no longer at the ‘ridiculously cheap’ levels they reached last year and believes investors have become too pessimistic about bonds.
Experienced private investor is turning to risky growth stocks as share prices elsewhere become prohibitively expensive.
Citywire AAA-rated manager Matt Linsey believes Russia offers an intriguing alternative to frontier markets favourite Nigeria.
Global default rates may be low, but that should not blind investors to the risk of companies issuing high-yield bonds going bust, according to fund managers.
Geoff Miller, chief executive of GLI Finance, explains how and why he is reshaping a portfolio that has delivered exceptional returns.
San Francisco's cutting-edge technology, media and healthcare companies are in expansionary mode, reports Matt Goodburn.
Analysis in the US suggests actively-run funds did best against passive funds when picking medium-sized, 'mid cap' stocks.
Neil Woodford's biggest fund at Invesco Perpetual is changing sector, proof that investment income wasn't what the star was all about.
The St James's Place financial sales force deals a blow to Invesco Perpetual as it tries to cope without former star Neil Woodford.
Fund manager George Shaw says demand for offices and shops is underpinned by solid UK economic data and an improving global economy.
Legg Mason manager claims Japanese stocks should return 10%-15% this year and next.
Stephen Ellis, manager of GCP Infrastructure, explains why the investment company curbed a fund raising at £80 million last month.
Convertibles are bonds that can turn into shares at maturity. Antony Vallee of JP Morgan Asset Management explains their appeal.
The Diverse Income Trust managed by Gervais Williams is eyeing plans to raise £50 million in order to cut its premium and costs.
Investors are moving out of North America and Asia funds at a record pace, new figures show.
Stephen Sutherland, author of 'How to make money in ISAs and Sipps', discusses a technique for deciding when to buy a fund.
House builders are not yet near the top of their cycle, says Guy Anderson, co-manager of the Mercantile investment trust.
Fund manager Ilario Di Bon has overhauled the £2.6 billion Alliance Trust but will performance of the global trust improve before activists strike?
Lee Freeman-Shor, manager of the Old Mutual European Best Ideas fund, compares some European stocks to hand grenades with their pins pulled out.
Robert Smith, manager of the Baring German Growth Trust, expects demand for the country's goods to remain strong.