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Will value investing ever make a comeback?

Despite a rich track record of outperformance, the value style now seems to have hit a brick wall. FE Trustnet asks several experts whether they think it could return to favour

Paul Brain: Why populism means investors need active bond funds

The Newton bond guru explains what rising populism means for fixed income markets and why passive funds might not take this too well.

Winners of the FE Alpha Manager Awards 2019 revealed

Fund managers from Royal London, Lindsell Train, BlackRock and Jupiter among the winners at the annual awards recognising top performance.

The fund managers who got the big call right – and still lost money

Correctly calling the outcome of a binary event is difficult enough. But even if you get it right, this doesn’t mean you won’t lose money on it, writes Anthony Luzio.

On the Spot: Q&A with the Value Team

Value fund manager Nick Kirrage answers the questions that you asked

John Bilton: Why we're cautioning against going 'all in'

John Bilton, head of global multi-asset strategy at JP Morgan Asset Management, explains why investors should be wary of loading up on risk assets late in the cycle.

The big risks facing global markets and the positives that investors should look out for

Aberdeen Standard’s Bambos Hambi considers the key risks to the global market outlook in 2019 and highlights some of the positives that should help mitigate them.

The ‘rebel’ UK investment trusts that don’t quite fit alongside their peers

Kepler Trust Intelligence’s William Heathcoat Amory highlights several UK equity trusts that can often go overlooked by investors for being in the ‘wrong sector’.

Trade war: The global funds with the most exposure to China and the US

With the trade war between the US and China resuming, FE Trustnet reviews IA Global and IA Global Emerging Markets funds’ allocations to the two countries.

The frontier market where businesses “all seem to grow at 30-40%”

This trust represents one of the few ways to get exposure to a country dubbed “the new China”.

Why the US-China trade dispute shows you shouldn’t forget about volatility

BlackRock strategists Katy Moore and Scott Thiel consider late-cycle volatility and how to protect portfolios when it happens.

Columbia Threadneedle’s equities head: What can we learn from two quarters of turbulence

William Davies explains how the past six months have highlighted fragile investor confidence and where he expects things to go from here.

Where are the world's cheapest stock markets right now?

In this video, Duncan Lamont assesses the state of valuations around the world following the rallies of the first quarter.

Fund managers prepare for sharp equity downturn in next three months

Renewed concerns over US-China trade war see hedging levels reach highest on record, latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Fund Manager Survey reveals.

Should you be worried about ETF flows into the S&P 500?

After the S&P 500 hit new highs in recent weeks, FE Trustnet asked investors whether flows into passive products could be inflating the index.

FE Trustnet Magazine is 50! Our favourite issues since launch

With this month marking the 50th edition of FE Trustnet Magazine, we look back at some of our favourite issues since launch.

Don’t bail over 'Breakevenitis'

Damian Ornani, chief executive at Fisher Investments, considers 'breakevenitis' and the temptation to dump stocks after they have recouped previous declines.

The $600bn investment opportunity that’s set to change our lives, literally

Bank of America Merrill Lynch highlights the “techmanity” revolution and how it is set to change how we live.

Sebastian Lyon: Don’t think ‘shocking’ 2018 sell-off was an anomaly

The manager of the Trojan fund says investors need to be mindful that market conditions appear primed to exacerbate any sell-offs.

The funds that bounced back hardest from the fourth quarter sell-off

FE Trustnet looks at the funds that made the biggest losses at the end of 2018 but have jumped to the top of their sector this year.