Nia Williams

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Active funds benefit from investment in SMEs

Active funds have significantly outperformed the rest of the UK equity market in the last few years but this is more due to them investing in small to medium sized

Funds , News , Shares

Jupiter fund launched for regular income

The Jupiter Enhanced Distribution Fund will invest in a mix of stocks and bonds and aims to provide a monthly income with the prospect of capital growth over the long

Funds , News , Shares

Is St Leger Day adage for also-rans?

Saturday 12 September is St Leger’s Day when traditionally investors are advised to return to the stock market after the summer break. As the old investment tenet says: “sell in

News , Shares , Viewpoint

Great British stocks during the Queen’s reign

BAE Systems As a defence equipment company which is a major supplier to Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, BAE Systems is a long-term stock for investors to watch. In the UK,

Funds , Shares

How structured products may suit investors

For funds, sector classification can help investors find what they’re looking for more quickly and allows them to judge investments against their comparable peers. For structured products, it’s a similar

Funds , News

CRUX Asset Management launches new European fund

The new FP CRUX European Fund will invest in a concentrated portfolio of primarily large cap European stocks. It will focus on businesses that are “best of breed” on a

Editor's Picks , News , Shares

Company results for the week ahead

Monday 7 September  Associated British Foods (Q4 trading update) This trading update covers the final quarter of the year and comes ahead of final results in November and the imminent

Analysis , Editor's Picks , News

US job figures may delay rate rise

The US non-farm payroll data revealed that 173,000 new jobs were created in the US in August. While this brings the unemployment rate down to 5.1%, the increase in new

News , Property , Shares

House builder, Berkeley Group, joins the FTSE 100 elite

Berkeley Group Holdings is to enter the FTSE 100 index this month, taking over from the engineering company Weir Group. Rishi Passi, chief executive of development lender Oblix Capital, believes

News , Property

Buy-to-let mortgage providers cut rates

The booming buy-to-let market has prompted two mortgage lenders to shave back their rates this week. Precise Mortgages now offers 2 year tracker rates from 3.49% and 2 year fixed