Growth in wealth manager demand following the Retail Distribution Review could influence investment trust premiums and discounts.
Some key pointers for investors who are tempted to use one of the new currency hedged exchange traded funds
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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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IC Top 100 Fund update: The continued recovery in the UK economy should benefit M&G Property Portfolio's returns
Income trusts and a number of IC Top 100 Funds are among those that investors are most interested in.
Investors face many more charges than a fund's annual fee which they should be aware of before they invest.
If you're looking for a contrarian play with potential for gains in the long-term, Neptune Russia & Greater Russia Fund could be a good option.
IC Top 100 Fund Jupiter Strategic Bond has benefited from its holdings in bank bonds.