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Younger investors back tech, older savers prefer income, says Hargreaves Lansdown

Data shows younger generations have a larger exposure to US funds.

Gold hits record high as banking crisis rumbles on

The precious metal hit an all-time sterling high of £1,645 per ounce on Monday.

Three small-cap dividend payers you probably haven’t heard of, but should

Ken Wotton shares three of his favourite small-cap income stocks to rival the dividend giants.

Columbia Threadneedle says ‘active funds beat passives in every market’ – do its claims stack up?

Critics have accused the group of using meaningless comparisons to undermine the case for passive funds.

The rules for making money in bonds have been rewritten

Today, investors must operate in a very different environment with profound implications for how fixed income and, in particular, credit portfolios are managed.

Don’t expect a Bank of England rate hike this week, warns Aegon’s Lynch

The fund manager says we may have had the final rate hike of the cycle already.

How to give your portfolio an MOT: Trustnet Magazine is out now!

March’s edition looks at how to check whether your investment portfolio is roadworthy.

The funds hit hardest by the banking crisis… and those that have made money

With markets across the globe sinking thanks to trouble in the banking sector, Trustnet finds out which funds have posted the biggest losses and which have been able to rise.

The best funds to hold alongside Alliance Trust

The £2.8bn portfolio is a popular option for those seeking exposure to global equities, but what else can investors use to complement it?

The fund managers in the running for the 2023 Alpha Manager Awards

FE fundinfo has named the 60 managers who have been shortlisted in the annual Alpha Manager Awards.

The five highest-yielding income funds that consistently outperformed their sector

These funds offer more than the best-paying savings account around.

Discounted tech stocks could be the winners of the future, says BNY manager

Tech companies will be “the key driver of most economies over the long-term,” but recent volatility has left them attractively cheap.

How to invest to make the most of your pension

Trustnet editor Jonathan Jones looks at retirement savings in a week when the chancellor made it more enticing to save.

What to hold alongside RIT Capital Partners

The trust has featured in many buy lists recently – here are other vehicles to consider adding next to it.

Why I would encourage my UK companies to list abroad, says Alpha Manager

UK companies are “the most attractive in the world,” but their share price could double if they listed abroad.

Delaying bond exposure could be costly

EPIC Next Generation Bond manager Fred Coldham argues that fixed income is showing strong potential in the current environment but believes investors should move quickly.

VCTs and EIS remain alternatives for high earners

The government did not backtrack on its reduction of dividend and capital gain allowances during the Budget.

The most common ISA mistakes and how to avoid them

Personal finance experts share the traps investors often fall into with their ISA.

The experts' favourite dividend heroes to add to your ISA portfolio

Eight investment trusts have raised their dividends for 50 years or more, but which one would make the best addition to a portfolio?

Chancellor pulls ‘rabbit out of his hat’ with abolition of LTA

Experts react to the abolition of the lifetime allowance and hikes in the annual allowance.

Navigating Japanese equities under a new BoJ governor

Flexibility may be what the market most desires from the new BoJ governor, says Nikko Asset Management chief strategist Naoki Kamiyama.

Pension lifetime allowance abolished: The key things you need to know from the Spring Budget

Trustnet rounds up the key policies from chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s first Budget.

Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget 2023 speech in full

The chancellor has just delivered his first Budget. Here’s what he said.

US inflation should decelerate but the process will be bumpy, experts say

Prices rose 6% year-on-year in February and 0.4% on a monthly basis, latest figures show.