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Liberum: top ‘alternative’ investment funds for 2019

Liberum analysts overhaul their portfolio of defensive and high-yielding investment companies focused on assets outside conventional bond and equities.

Hawksmoor: Reit rout a warning for property funds

Fund picker Ben Conway reveals the real estate investment trusts he has bought and says their low valuations underline the difficulties facing rival open-ended property funds.

Ian Cowie: ‘small-caps’ are still the stars in my forever fund

Shareholders suffering big losses from smaller companies investment trusts can draw comfort from London Business School’s latest analysis of corporate tiddlers.

FTSE falls as investors' focus shifts from politics

Company developments back in focus as investors shift attention from politics following government's survival of vote of no confidence.

Vanguard founder and index fund ‘hero’ Jack Bogle dies

Pioneer of low-cost index-tracking funds who helped to democratise and popularise stock market investing has died age 89.

Aurora: don’t let Brexit distract you from great long-term gains

Now is the time for investors to add money to the market not take it away, says Gary Channon, manager of Aurora investment trust.

Kate Bolsover to chair bruised Invesco bond fund board

Invesco Perpetual Enhanced Income – scene of last year’s biggest investment trust boardroom bust-up – has finally found its new chairman.

Pound rallies as markets eye soft, not no-deal, Brexit

(Update) The pound rose after the government’s historic defeat in the House of Commons but all eyes are on this evening's no-confidence vote

Pound knocks FTSE but mid caps rise on Brexit deal defeat

Stocks focused on UK economy rise as investors lay bets government's huge parliamentary defeat will lead to Brexit delay

Richard Stone: why I believe Brexit won’t happen now

Chief executive of The Share Centre – a Brexit supporter – explains why he thinks a second referendum is inevitable and will see a divided nation change its mind.