Fund and manager news
All the latest news on funds, ITs and ETFs
Veteran smaller company investor launches Miton UK MicroCap trust to capture the growth potential of the UK's smallest stocks.
A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time we look at Lakehouse, Netcall, Victrex, VPC Lending Investment, KBC Advanced Technologies and Interserve.
After widespread price falls for commodities, some believe they have dropped too far and are set for a rebound.
Manager Paul Marriage saw his fund halve in size last year as investors fled smaller companies.
Baillie Gifford's Citywire A-rated Charles Plowden gets job of reviving Monks investment trust after a long period of poor performance.
Neil Woodford and other leading fund managers backed a £130 million fund raising by private equity group Oakley Capital.
Investment trust says it is 'surprised' ShareSoc has taken sides before board has issued circular to shareholders.
Finsbury Growth & Income manager celebrates a series of big dividend increases by his stocks, including a 40% hike from Heineken.
Andrew Graham’s shake-up of Martin Currie Pacific, cutting holdings by half and prioritising the most sustainable stocks, could be turning performance around
The US stock market has eclipsed all others since the financial crisis, but is it running out of steam?
The FTSE 100 closed at a new all-time high of 7,022 as markets cheered the apparent delay in a rise in US interest rates.
Citywire AAA-rated manager says UK banks 'look very appealing' and eyes 6p dividend payout from Lloyds.
The board of battered mining trust apologises to shareholders, holds its dividend and announces the departure of co-manager Catherine Raw.
The Office of Budget Responsibility needs a reality check if it believes its forecast of economic growth and a budget surplus, says fund manager Neil Woodford.
Citywire AA-rated Henderson manager worried European markets could be entering the 'surge stage' of a rally before investors 'run out of road'.
Why do some bonds offer 'negative yields' and how do you avoid them? Nick Hayes of AXA Investment Managers explains.
Fund manager, best known for its Asia Pacific and emerging markets funds, divides its Edinburgh and Hong Kong to preserve their investment cultures.
Francesco Conte thinks the small European companies he invests in will benefit from 'money printing' even more than big blue-chips.
A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time we look at Nationwide Accident Repair Services, AGA, Hydrogen, Restaurant Group and Best of the Best.
James Henderson, manager of Henderson Opportunities Trust, and Neil Woodford share an interest in biotechnology and university spin-offs.
HSBC has dominated the headlines for the wrong reasons recently. Rathbone Income manager Carl Stick is all too aware of this, but willing to continue holding the bank for the time being.
Leading funds among investors whose faith in Domino Printing Sciences was rewarded with a £1 billion bid for barcode printer maker.
MPs have voted to ban cigarette branding. With the tobacco sector under mounting pressure, is it now too risky to invest?
The Citywire AA-rated European fund manager and 'Blue Knight' has been appointed a director of the troubled Scottish football club.
Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies investment trust bows to shareholder pressure with plans to increase dividend income.
Neil Woodford has started to hedge the euro as 'money printing' kicks off in Europe. But few other fund managers do.
Top-performing Marwyn Value Investors backs a new start-up aiming to exploit merger mania in telecoms and media.
Manager buys Tesco for the first time in nearly five years, enticed by new boss Dave Lewis' turnaround plan for the embattled supermarket.
High charges and poor performance still dog the retail fund sector, according to the head of investor services company Nucleus.
Chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox says global fund is looking for a new generation of investors with its sustainable investment policy.
Bankers manager is angling investment trust towards overseas stocks but cautions over Europe's strong rally so far this year.
Citywire A-rated Vanessa Donegan says 'stars are aligned' for India to overtake its big rival in the next few years.
The fund became too small after investors withdrew money following the departure of its previous manager in August.
GVO's top performing UK equity fund manager Jamie Seaton explains why he has such high conviction in Aberdeen in his 35-stock fund.
Falling costs mean many investors aren't paying the premium they once were for active funds. But Mike Deverell still thinks passives are better.
Jupiter Asset Management plans global equities push with appointment of Stephen Mitchell from Caledonia Investments.
'An attentive investor would have sold Tesco shares earlier,' says 'Sage of Omaha' in 50th annual letter to shareholders.
Tullow Oil shares hit by Ghana and Ivory Coast boundary dispute, while miners give away gains and energy stocks fall further.
Europe is a strong sector for investment trusts, but which of the dozen available funds do experts like best?