What fund experts say you should put in your 2021 Isa

Tomorrow’s easing of lockdown restrictions will be at the forefront of many people’s minds as they plan a mini-spending spree at their local shops. But canny investors among them will not have forgotten that a new opportunity to invest tax-efficiently in the months ahead has just begun.  One that should be used – despite the … Read more

RIVER & MERCANTILE UK RECOVERY: Fund to benefit from recovery

RIVER & MERCANTILE UK RECOVERY: Fund poised to benefit from UK stock market bounce as economy recovers By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 22:30 BST, 10 April 2021 | Updated: 22:56 BST, 10 April 2021 Veteran fund manager Hugh Sergeant has rarely been more positive about the UK equity market in a … Read more

Best performing funds and investment trusts since the start of 2021

Funds investing in the UK were some of the top performers in the first quarter of this year as Britain’s fast roll-out of vaccines has tempted some investors to bet on the country’s recovery.  The Investment Association’s UK Smaller Companies sector came top of the table, with returns of 9 per cent in the first … Read more

Tories used party funds to cover Boris Johnson’s legal bills over Jennifer Arcuri affair 

Tories used party funds to cover Boris Johnson’s legal bills over Jennifer Arcuri affair Tory chiefs used party funds to pay Boris Johnson’s legal bills, it emerged  Party co-chairman is said to have approved payments to the PM’s lawyers The cash was handed over weeks after Mr Johnson entered No10 in July 2019 By Simon … Read more

Britain blows millions of taxpayer funds on foreign aid projects

Britain blows millions of taxpayer funds on foreign aid projects including anti-smoking lessons, ‘friendship benches’ and eco-hammams Taxpayers’ cash is being spent on things like ‘friendship benches’ in Zimbabwe  More than £700,000 will allow people to discuss their mental health issues  A further £1 million will be spent on health promotion activities in Asia   By … Read more

Bank of England raises alarm over big exodus from funds

Fund managers ‘overly optimistic’ about how they can cope with rush of investors quitting, according to review published in wake of Woodford scandal By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:55 GMT, 26 March 2021 | Updated: 22:15 GMT, 26 March 2021 Fund managers are ‘overly optimistic’ about how they can cope with a … Read more