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A selection of recent ideas for your funds portfolio
Many investors favour passive funds for the US because managers often fail to beat the main indices, but with equity income active may be better.
UK equity income funds can have similar holdings but they are managed in different ways, so you can construct a portfolio of significantly different funds.
Investors have a tendency to favour the UK when allocating their Isas, but we find many income sources beyond traditional UK equity income funds
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Richard Watts, the manager of Old Mutual UK Mid Cap Fund, says Spirit Pub Company could unlock attractive shareholder returns in 2014.
Top 100 Funds update: John McClure of Unicorn UK Income has been increasing his weighting to cyclicals.
Jeremy Tigue, manager of Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust, speaks to Moira O'Neill about when to get back into emerging markets.
Following the last few months when no changes have been required, John Baron is rebalancing both portfolios after their strong run this year despite his positive outlook for equity markets. He uses the opportunity to revisit strategy and holdings.
How much?! is an occasional column looking at abnormally high charges for average or even mediocre fund performance. High charges can make a big difference to investment performance over time, and our intention is to help readers avoid them.