The 10 highest yielding equity trusts
The number of trusts primarily investing in equities that have a yield of at least 4% has increased to 21 compared with 13 in September 2017, according to Stifel research. Portfolio Adviser looks at the top-10 highest yielding in the sector.
Active equity has good year but suffers longer term
More than half of active UK equity funds outperformed last year, but three quarters underperformed over a 10-year period, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI).
Investors not willing to part with defensive assets post-Brexit
The Investment Association’s August fund sales data showed investors still proceeding with caution after the Brexit vote, favouring fixed income and absolute return strategies.
The crash barriers that will protect you when the going gets tough
Markets at summer’s end were as volatile as the seasonal British weather. But how can investors prepare themselves for even stormier times?