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Yields of 20% available in value stocks, says Wise’s Matthews

The TB Wise Multi Asset Income co-manager says there is a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” for anyone willing to look beyond the safer areas of the market.

Why China isn’t dependent on a global recovery

Andrew Mattock of the Matthews China fund says the size of the country’s domestic market and the growth of its middle class mean it does not have to wait for the rest of the world to re-open.

The best and worst performers of H1

Trustnet looks at the best and worst performing funds and sectors from the Investment Association universe and what this reveals about a tumultuous six months.

China powers to top of performance tables in June while UK lags

Trustnet looks at the best and worst performing funds and sectors as the world continues to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown.

Professional investors keep eyes on Asia and ESG in June

Trustnet finds out which funds the professionals were researching in June, as markets continued to recover from the coronavirus crash.

How Covid-19 has challenged decades-old investment concepts

Unigestion chief executive Fiona Frick explains how first the global financial crisis and then coronavirus have changed financial markets for the long term.

Our multi-asset investment views - June 2020

What's new in the monthly update of our asset allocation views?

Why you can’t trust online retirement planners

The range of potential outcomes on online pension planners differs to such an extent that John Blowers wonders if they are of any use at all.

Missed the big gains in gold? Why silver could shine in H2

Adrian Ash, director of research at BullionVault, explains how the Covid-19 crisis has spurred record demand from private investors for both 'safe haven' gold and industrially-useful silver, due to its potential as a solid inflation hedge.

The top-rated trusts available at a discount

Trustnet looks at the five FE fundinfo Crown-rated investment trusts that investors can currently pick up at a discount to their net asset value.

Three recovery stocks Invesco’s Brown has been buying

Invesco Smaller UK Companies manager Jonathan Brown reveals three companies with a good recovery story.

Should investors be worried after ASI Global Smaller Companies’ manager quits?

Trustnet asks the experts for their reaction to the news that Harry Nimmo will be returning to the £1bn ASI Global Smaller Companies fund following Alan Rowsell’s departure.

Are equities the most attractive asset class out there?

JP Morgan Asset Management’s Timothy Woodhouse explains why – on an equity risk premium basis – stocks still look cheap over the long term.

How to take money out of your pension in an emergency

Laura Miller finds out how to efficiently dip into your retirement savings if you have exhausted all other options.

Can value investing survive in the post-Covid age?

The Covid crisis has widened the extreme chasm between growth and value. As structural and tech-driven thematic trends accelerate in the wake of the crisis, Tony Yarrow, co-manager of the Wise Multi-Asset Income and Multi-Asset Growth funds, discusses whether value investing has a place in the new landscape.

Why IBOSS is tilting away from US towards the UK and emerging markets

IBOSS Asset Management senior investment analyst Chris Rush explains why US stocks have become too expensive and where more attractive valuations can be found.

BMO’s Burdett: Nothing in 25 years prepared us for the coronavirus crash

The multi-manager explains how March ended up being the worst month ever for the BMO MM Navigator Distribution fund but why “there's a bright future”.

How the coronavirus has made the global savings glut worse

Fidelity International’s Claudio Ferrarese and Timothy Foster warn that the global savings glut has been exacerbated and reveal how they’ve positioned the £1bn Fidelity Strategic Bond fund.

The reasons why Europe is becoming an “investment destination”

Embracing fiscal stimulus and some new requirements attached to it are setting Europe up for a positive reform, according to BlackRock Greater Europe manager Stefan Gries.

Unicorn’s Walls: Why I see value in Woodford’s old trust

The manager says some of the holdings in Schroder UK Public Private are probably worthless, but there is still enough value to make him optimistic about its future.