June 1, 2017 - 9:00am | Ceri Jones
Threat to dividend payouts and a stronger pound mean income investors should be looking beyond the UK.

Nifty Thrifty Portfolio: 19 per cent annual return, but room for improvement

Richard Beddard wheels out the mechanical portfolio after a year in hibernatation, but is disappointed to find the algorithm has failed to keep up with its benchmark.

Rising levels of inflation: is this fake news?

Official data is failing to reflect the real effects of profound demographic and technological shifts, says Marina Gerner. So should consumers be worried?

The ETF bubble is based on flawed logic

David Jane, manager of Miton’s multi-asset fund range, says that the rising popularity of exchange-traded funds is based on flawed logic.

Is this a smarter tactic to finding a fund that outperforms?

If you’re looking for exposure to a particular region or sector, there is always the option of going straight to a niche manager that specialises in that area. Kyle Caldwell weighs up whether the use of ‘boutique’ funds is a recipe for investment success, and offers some fund selection tips.

Buy, hold, sell: Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies

Daniel Nickols, manager of the Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies fund, tells Marina Gerner which stocks he has been buying, selling and holding recently.