Banking on African growth

David Stevenson, MFT Byline.

Bob Diamond’s new venture is worth backing

David Stevenson, MFT Byline.

Gang of six are good bet for uncertain times

Investment trusts with a capital preservation bent

David Stevenson, MFT Byline.

Tech opportunities for the uninitiated

New generation of IP experts is working with established university departments

Big ideas, unheralded sources

Dimensional and EDHEC may not be household names but they have clever ideas

Two ways to hedge equity risk

Cash is one way to do it – leveraged ETFs another

More options for equity income seekers

New products use screens to maximise income

Put the power of the law to work

Litigation funding can diversify your portfolio

Factor in the changing investment cycles

Certain styles of investing work better at different times

Time to move in on emerging market opportunities

Logistics in China, burgers in Vietnam, everything in Africa

Buy China and Scandinavia, sell France

And expect the gold price to drop below $1,000

All aboard for play on economic recovery

Shipping could be recovering

Big hitters back new UK energy fund

Ways to play the UK’s economic recovery – and the growth of fracking

Hedge fund returns in an ETF wrapper

A new product aims to access hedge funds’ best ideas

New ways into alternative finance

You don’t have to lend to profit from p2p, says David Stevenson

Big Ag provides food for thought

Farmers will need to spend on new technology

Miners – time to dig deep

Share prices have slumped and chief executives have been axed

Plug in to Asia’s desire for power

Invest in wind power for the best reason

I confess, Co-op hybrids were a mistake

The key is to learn from blunders

Chaebols looking cheap

A new Aim-traded trust targets bargain Korean preferred shares

Adventurous Investor: More ‘smart beta’ options

No longer a straight choice between active and passive investing