Robin Powell

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BAML’s surveys show UK stocks have been disliked by fund managers for the past five years. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty

Brexit-related progress helped British assets rally last week but the long-term picture remains bleak, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s (B(...)

 Neil Woodford: his reputation lies in ruins.

For years, Neil Woodford was regarded as Britain’s answer to Warren Buffett, an iconic fund manager who could be relied upon to beat the market. Now, (...)

Investing is one of the “rare areas where passivity is usually the better strategy”, but people’s instinct might be to assume strong investment performance is more likely if the fund manager works hard.

Trying to beat the stock market by buying expensive funds is a bit like smoking: most people should know it’s bad for them, so why do they persist? Co(...)