Funds and Investment Trusts

Decent Entry Point for P2P Global Investments?

Decent Entry Point for P2P Global Investments?

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Investors who are looking for an attractive source of income may want to think about using a portfolio of peer-to-peer loans. The obvious way to do this would be to open an account at a lending platform such as Zopa, Ratesetter or Funding Circle, but the easier – and currently better value – option would…

The Fund Managers Who Invest Like Buffett

The Fund Managers Who Invest Like Buffett

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As seen in the lastest issue of Master Investor Magazine Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time and has amassed a personal fortune of more than $67 billion over a long career stretching back to the 1950s and beyond. If you want to profit directly from his investment expertise you…

Impressive Returns from Phoenix Spree Deutschland

Impressive Returns from Phoenix Spree Deutschland

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Last July I wrote about a closed-ended German residential property fund that had just listed in London. Unlike most of its UK focused alternatives, Phoenix Spree Deutschland (PSDL) was not trading at a massive premium to NAV and was well placed to benefit from the fact that European interest rates were expected to stay lower…

The Best Investment Companies for Income Drawdown

The Best Investment Companies for Income Drawdown

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As seen in the latest issue of Master Investor Magazine. The new pension freedoms that were introduced in April 2015 have been widely welcomed with one of the most popular features being income drawdown. According to data from the Association of British Insurers, 43,800 people invested a total of £2.85bn in these plans in the…