Healthcare, biotech, technology and consumer goods are all popular investment themes for 2014. We show you how to get exposure at a fraction of the price of actively managed funds.
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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
How did we pick our 100 funds?
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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.
Active mangers of global equity funds have collectively made less money than passive funds tracking the same indices, but Bric funds have done better.
Witan Investment Trust has replaced two of its global equities managers with value-focused investment houses.
We show you three examples of how investors became Isa millionaires.
IC Top 100 Fund update: Edinburgh Dragon Trust's lead manager is leaving but because the trust is run by a team with a defined process, analysts are not concerned.