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Our columnists crack open the murky world of finance and investments

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Diary of a Dumb Investor: my portfolio can't cope!

by Dumb Investor on Aug 26, 2015 at 09:00

If we really are entering an emerging markets crisis, my portfolio looks ill-prepared for the turbulence.

Woodford Patient: under the bonnet and beyond the hype

by James Carthew on Aug 26, 2015 at 08:30

James Carthew scours interim accounts from Neil Woodford's new investment trust.

Market Crash: what happened, what should you do?

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 25, 2015 at 17:30

Worried about your pensions and ISAs? This Lolly Investor Programme explains how to remain calm when stock markets are falling.

Investment Trust Watch: Asia turmoil adds to Aberdeen’s woes

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 21, 2015 at 14:21

Three investment trusts run by Aberdeen Asset Management enter our ‘cheap’ list as the pressure on Asia Pacific funds grows.

What China's troubles mean for investors

by Mike Deverell on Aug 20, 2015 at 08:00

You may not realise it, but however you are invested you can't ignore what's happening in China, argues Mike Deverell.

Investment Trust Watch: 'cheap' emerging markets

by Daniel Grote on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:44

Discounts widen on emerging market funds after China's shock currency move. Plus, tiny property trust surges 130% in one day.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: emerging markets nightmare

by Dumb Investor on Aug 10, 2015 at 16:28

Nothing has held back my portfolio more than the lumbering performance of emerging markets. It's time I bit the bullet.

Terry Smith's stuttering start in emerging markets

by James Carthew on Aug 07, 2015 at 13:03

One year on from the launch of Fundsmith Emerging Equities, James Carthew casts his eye over the trust.

David Kempton: how I'm buying booming biotech

by David Kempton on Aug 04, 2015 at 16:33

Experienced private investor David Kempton outlines his approach to investing in biotechnology and explains why he is investing in more house builders and 'challenger' banks.

Top Trusts: how I beat the All Share!

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 03, 2015 at 08:00

Gavin Lumsden explains how the Citywire Top Trusts portfolio is making headway after a poor start.

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