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Citywire AAA-rated manager of AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities fund advises investors to use their 'ears and eyes', not just spreadsheets.
Investment trust expert James Carthew analyses the high risk BlackRock Frontiers trust.
The latest issue of The Accumulator, rounding up fund manager views on bonds, shares and gold, is available now.
Rathbones' Bryn Jones escaped last week’s bond sell-off having identified financial problems at Co-operative bank before its downgrade to 'junk'.
(Update) Ex-BlackRock star Mark Lyttleton was arrested in an insider dealing probe, according to Sky News.
A roundup of some of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including HSBC and Jelf.
(Update) Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement has highlighted the long-term value football managers can generate. But what of the fund managers looking after our ISAs and pensions in the UK?
A roundup of some of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Morrison and Supergroup.
Giving US companies a tax break on repatriated profits would go down even better than Apple's popular iBond, says the manager of JP Morgan American investment trust.
Stock markets have soared yet there is unease. The Accumulator rounds up what fund managers are telling Citywire.
Neil Edwards, the value-led manager of the GLG Japan CoreAlpha fund, is uncomfortable with the 36% surge in the country's stock market.
Japan's Nikkei 225 jumps 3.6% and the FTSE 100 nears its all-time high as investors celebrate last week's US jobs figures.
Schroders hangs on to the Schroder UK Growth investment trust after its board decides to accept Julie Dean as the successor to outgoing Richard Buxton.
Invesco Perpetual’s Neil Woodford is known for his big, defensive bets, but the manager also puts money to work in smaller start-ups.
James Carthew questions whether investment trust investors are missing a trick in eschewing Latin America.
I have managed to invest quite a lot of my money in China and other parts of the emerging world.
Our editor's pick of the best fund manager interviews on Citywire from the past week.
Investors are struggling to find an income that beats inflation. Here are five Citywire fund picks that could help.
(Update) The FTSE 100 jumped 122 points as investors bet the European Central Bank would cut interest rates to boost the eurozone economy.
I am mentally weak. Otherwise I would have acted on my convictions and made a killing.
Want to give your ISA or Sipp a spring clean? Here are nine fund managers who qualified for a Citywire performance rating this month.
Despite an improvement over the past year, Anthony Bolton’s Fidelity China investment trust has slumped 10.5% since its launch.
Four leading fund managers spill the beans on the global shares they're backing for dividend growth.
Miners lift FTSE but 'correction' doubts linger after weak start to the second quarter suggests a repeat of a pattern seen in recent years.
Expecting a market ‘correction’, Marcus Brookes has taken the cash weighting in his £1 billion Cazenove fund to its highest ever level.
Most investors should not try to predict currency movements, but you can act to protect your portfolio, writes Mike Deverell of Equilibrium Asset Management.
Veteran global investor Bruce Stout has called for an end to quantitative easing, arguing that unprecedented levels of global money printing have had no effect and will only spark inflation.
Neil Hermon, manager of the Henderson Smaller Companies investment trust, has backed turnaround specialist Edward Bramson's stakebuilding in private equity giant 3i Group.
Schroders has poached Philip Matthews, a top-rated manager from rival Jupiter to replace Richard Buson on its UK Alpha Plus fund.
In a state of giddy excitement I've bought a heavily sold FTSE 250 share.
Profits at the UK's largest supermarket chain fell by almost 100% in 2012 as the group confirmed its exit from the US at a cost of £1.2 billion.
According to new Citywire data, China funds were among the worst performing in March, down around 3% on average
The plunge in the price of gold has shocked everyone. But what does it mean for investors in funds?
Invesco Perpetual's Neil Woodford says he has had good meetings with a number of firms over the last month and believes AstraZeneca on track to return to growth under its new chief.
(Update) Gold continued its slide and the FTSE 100 fell 0.7% as mining stocks plunged after China released weaker-than-expected growth figures. Ladbrokes also tumbled after a profits warning.
Equity valuations look distorted, PSigma Income manager Bill Mott warns, prompting him and several other dividend investors to shift their portfolios to a more defensive stance.
'A similar population, a similar waking giant’ (China in 2004, Africa in 2013).
Experienced private investor David Kempton, concerned about the eurozone, takes comfort in funds.
Algy Smith-Maxwell, co-manager of the Jupiter Merlin Income Portfolio, talks about the funds his fund is investing in.