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A selection of recent ideas for your funds portfolio
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Despite some short-term teething problems and arguably expensive valuations, the long-term outlook for India is strong so could be a good addition to your portfolio.
Investors have a tendency to favour the UK when allocating their Isas, but we find many income sources beyond traditional UK equity income funds
Diversifying your portfolio is important, not least in the growth section where there are many esoteric assets you can tap into with funds. But some of these are high risk so make sure you know what you are getting into.
More funds news and views
The soft closure of one of the most popular emerging markets funds means investors need to consider other options
After a strong start to the year relative to benchmarks, John Baron modestly rebalances both portfolios by increasing their bond exposure. Within equities, he also increases exposure to Japan and the pharma/biotech sector
A number of US companies have announced dividend increases this year, including Wal-Mart Stores which has raised its by 18.2 per cent.
Investing late in the tax year is still the trend for individual savings account (Isa) investors, but it's not the ideal way to do it.
Investment trusts focused on alternative forms of debt can offer attractive returns and yields, but make sure you know the risks before you dive in.