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Investment strategies

Stay up to date with the latest investment strategies from independent industry experts and our own professionals. We explore a wide range of different ideas and approaches so that you can work out the best investment plan for you.

The value of investments can fall as well as rise and you could get back less than you invest. If you’re not sure about investing, seek independent advice. Tax rules can change in future. Their effects on you will depend on your individual circumstances.

How to gain exposure to property

Changes to buy-to-let tax relief, coupled with rising house prices and the introduction of a stamp duty surcharge on second homes, mean buying a property to rent out is no longer a viable option for many. We examine how to gain exposure to the property sector, without physically owning bricks and mortar.

How to spot a long-term winner

Picking stocks successfully is as much an art as it is a science. But successful investing is not about taking a punt on one or two shares; it’s about diversifying across a spread of companies and investments from a wide range of industry sectors.

Investing for growth

Growth investing is all about buying assets that will hopefully increase in value over time.

Three ways to invest for income

The prolonged backdrop of ultra-low interest rates has meant that a greater number of people have had to look beyond savings accounts and accept the risk they could lose money if they want to try to earn a higher income from their hard-earned cash.

Investing in emerging markets

Investing in emerging markets can be a rollercoaster ride. We explain what you need to know.

Investing in renewable energy

The renewable energy sector is seeing rapid growth, driven by falling costs and global energy demands. We examine the outlook for the sector.

Investment News & Articles

Keeping up to speed with the issues that could affect your investments is important for all smart investors. Read our latest articles to discover topical economic and market insight, investment ideas, and some of the trends which are shaping the world today.