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Coronavirus – how will it affect global equities?

Artemis Global Select co-manager Simon Edelsten examines the potential effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, highlighting China’s importance to the global economy.

Four UK smaller companies that Invesco’s managers are backing

Jonathan Brown and Robin West highlight four holdings within the Invesco UK Smaller Companies investment trust they believe have the potential to be significantly larger.

Funds that investors can hold alongside GARS and its like

Trustnet asks several fund pickers which strategies investors can hold alongside some of the best-known absolute return strategies.

The UK equity funds that paid out the most income in 2019

Trustnet ranks funds the IA UK Equity Income and IA UK All Companies sectors for their income distributions made across the past year.

Fidelity’s Lodha: Why the next decade will be a lot better for UK equities than the last

The Fidelity Global Focus manager analyses the UK as if it were an individual company and comes out with a positive result.

Ten reasons to make room for emerging markets in your portfolio

GAM Investments’ Tim Love explains why investors should be adding to their emerging markets allocations right now.

Nomura’s Hodges: There’s too much money in the system and not enough assets to buy

Alpha Manager Dickie Hodges says that years of quantitative easing have made it even more difficult to find attractively priced high-yielding assets.

Artemis’s Frost: Investing for today’s challenges is like walking by looking at your toes

The manager of the Artemis Income fund points out that most investors missed out on the start of the tech boom as they were too busy focusing on the financial crisis.

What the Asian 5G revolution means for investors

Asia Fundamental Growth manager Yoshiki Takeda examines the roll-out of 5G across Asia and highlights the investment opportunities it is creating.

“Irrationally bullish” – how Bank of America’s strategists are positioned

The latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Fund Manager Survey shows a drop-off in investor sentiment but remains bullish at the start of the year.

The investment activities you should leave to the experts: Trustnet Magazine is out now!

The February issue of Trustnet Magazine reveals which investment strategies you shouldn’t attempt at home.

Why is one of last year’s best performing emerging markets being ignored?

JP Morgan’s Oleg Biryulyov explains why investors are wrong to ignore Russia and how its bias to natural resources can be a benefit in world moving towards renewable energy.

The £19k cost of trying to time the market

When markets fall, the natural instinct is to sell. Our research highlights how costly it can be to miss the stock market’s best days.

The investment trusts that are yielding more than the FTSE All Share

Trustnet finds out which investment trusts are beating the UK market when it comes to both yield and one-year returns.

Amati’s Stevenson: The sure sign we’ve found a winning AIM stock

The manager of the TB Amati UK Smaller Companies fund says running a VCT gives him an insight into micro caps before their growth “explodes”.

Hunting for yield in global stock markets

JP Morgan Asset Management’s John Bilton explains why the UK stock market might start to look appealing once more for income investors.

James Clunie explains worst ever month for £800m Jupiter Absolute Return fund

The manager has revealed the reasons behind the fund’s heavy losses in January and why he is limiting some of its short exposures.

What are the alternatives for investors worried by dividend concentration?

Trustnet asks a several managers about dividend concentration risk in the UK equity space and where else investors could be looking for yield.

Fidelity replaces BlackRock at top of Alpha Manager list

The annual rebalance of the FE fundinfo Alpha Managers list has seen 55 new names added as Neil Woodford exits.

The most consistent IA UK All Companies funds of the past decade

Trustnet examines the funds that have outperformed the most common benchmark in the sector in the highest number of calendar years over the past decade.

Environmental initiatives boost Stockholm's Global Cities index rating

With a strong economy and commitment to reducing its environmental impact, Stockholm is the first Scandinavian city to make the top 30 of Schroders’ Global Cities Index.

Why you need to look outside the UK for income

The concentration of the FTSE’s dividends in a handful of sectors means income investors may be better off starting with a global fund.