Fund and manager news
All the latest news on funds, ITs and ETFs
Fund manager Neil Woodford leads investors in giving activist investment trust more firepower for its campaigns.
M&G Global Basics has seen its assets shrink by 42% in the 14 months since Randeep Somel took the helm of the now £2.5 billion fund.
Over £20 billion poured into investment funds last year, helped by a surge of interest in index-tracking and property funds.
After crowing about my record last week, one of my star stocks has taken a tumble. I should have known this would happen!
Henderson Diversified Income manager cuts floating rate bonds to record low as interest rates show little sign of rising.
Total dividend payments to shareholders will fall this year, says Capita Asset Services, but the underlying picture is encouraging.
Aberdeen Asset Management has highest number of badly performing funds says Tilney Bestinvest in its 'Spot the Dog' study.
Manager of Finsbury Growth & Income believes mergers and acquisitions will soar again this year but warns of a sting in the tail for his investors.
James Carthew looks at some of 2014's worst-performing trusts and assesses their prospects for this year.
Which type of investment fund is best? New figures show how on average investment trusts can beat rival funds over the long term.
Hire forms part of push to expand 'multi-asset' investing seen as growth area following government's pension reforms.
Managers of BlackRock Emerging Europe (BEEP) investment trust sold Russia last year but are now considering buying more.
Global investment trust suffers from heavy exposure to stuttering UK shares and fewer holdings in buoyant US market.
Fidelity and eight other big investment groups are launching a private trading exchange to help them thwart high speed traders.
An eclectic mix of fund, shares and ETFs from Citywire journalists and columnists that could do well in 2015.
(Update) Fund managers Richard Buxton and Alastair Gunn have backed Aviva's proposed deal to take over rival insurer Friends Life.
Chairman Lynn Ruddick says struggling global income trust will not be a ‘clone’ if shareholders approve a new 'multi-asset' approach.
Terry Smith, manager of the £3 billion Fundsmith Equity Fund, answers critics who say he pays too much for quality shares.
Copper and oil prices tumble after the World Bank cuts its global growth forecasts, sending mining shares plunging.
Game Digital disappoints Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett with a profits warning seven months after the computer games retailer returned to the stock market.
Winterflood Securities has published its New Year list of investment trust recommendations. We look at 11 investing in shares (equities).
Julian Chillingworth will join the global investment trust as a non-executive director.
Ruffer brings management of Ruffer Baker Steel Gold in house, with longstanding managers David Baker and Trevor Steel stepping down.
Henderson's John Bennett says there is no case to be made for rising opportunities on the continent’s fringe and believes Russia is best avoided.
Daniel Grote looks at the costs of saving regular amounts into investment trusts with his Hargreaves Lansdown Sipp.
After a Christmas review it's all change on the Citywire Top Trusts portfolio as I sell two investment trusts and buy five more.
(Update) FTSE 100 closes 150 points higher as bulls stamp their mark on 2015. Tesco ends the day 15% up on turnaround plans.
Elliott Management Corporation, the US hedge fund with a stake in Alliance Trust, is behind the latest 'challenger' to high street banks.
Toscafund has upped its stake in troubled insurance claims processor Quindell.
CatCo Reinsurance Opportunities, an investment trust specialising in natural catastrophe cover, plans a big pay-out to shareholders.
Schroder UK Growth (SDU) will not pay a management fee this year as Philip Matthews works to get the investment trust back on track after a difficult 2014.
Star fund manager says UK needs to move from the sidelines and decide whether it is 'in' or 'out' of Europe.
It's been a busy year of fund launches. We take a look at which have attracted investor interest.
The last issue for 2014 reveals the year's winners and losers, reviews a host of launches and pinponts some 'special situations'.
Experienced private investor David Kempton looks ahead to the risks and opportunities for investors next year.
A review of the Jupiter Primadona (JPG) investment trust whose manager Richard Curling has cut borrowing and kept a close watch on politics.
RIT Capital), the global investment trust backed by the Rothschild banking dynasty, has bought investment hotshots GVO Investment Management.
Growth of UK dividends virtually ground to a halt this year, but fund managers see brighter prospects for 2015.
Games giant Nintendo has given the top performing Lindsell Train (LTI) investment trust a boost after a difficult year.