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Manager replaces Shinji Higaki as Japanese smaller companies investment trust tries to catch up with sector leader Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon.
Tom Dobell's once-triumphant strategy of investing in out-of-favour companies has come unstuck. Can his fund mount its own recovery?
Greencoat UK Wind, the only stock market listed wind power fund, says government cuts won’t blow it or renewable energy off course.
Smaller company-focused Chelverton UK Equity Income comes top in ranking of UK income funds.
Neil Woodford-backed P2P Global Investments takes total funds to £870 million after second major raising this year.
Citywire AA-rated Richard Plackett brings 25-year fund management career to close after returning from six-month sabbatical just last year.
After a period when big global funds were dismissed as dinosaurs, James Carthew is glad to see Witan's resurgence.
Citywire AAA-rated Jacob de Tusch-Lec has taken the axe to ‘bond proxies’ and added in areas less obvious to income investors.
Franklin Templeton global bond fund manager believes China has the right strategy and enough firepower to pull through its economic transition.
Aviva Investors is to close its Asia Pacific Property fund after its two biggest investors said they would withdraw their money.
Dividends in the second quarter of the year hit record levels thanks to bigger payouts from banks.
A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time we look at Morrisons, Drax, Home Retail Group, Mattioli Woods and Lavendon.
Fund group levies 4.7% charge from investors withdrawing from the £2 billion Aviva Property Trust after a change in its manager.
James Carthew looks at some of the stocks driving the top-performing Henderson Opportunities trust.
Lloyds could yield 6% next year but Barclays has got great retail assets, says Citywire AAA-rated manager of Fidelity Special Values.
Neil Woodford writes to government criticising Budget climate levy change that sent shares in his Drax holding crashing.
Ardevora UK Income manager Jeremy Lang picks out five of his holdings that he believes other investors have 'misunderstood'.
Thomas Moore fears BP, Shell and HSBC could cut their dividends, and warns earnings at many big blue-chip companies aren't high enough to sustain rising payouts.
Mark Mobius is to step down as lead manager of the Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust after more than a quarter of a century in charge.
Biomass electricity producer tanks on government plans to remove tax relief for businesses using renewable energy.
Almost every holding in my portfolio has followed the market down in recent weeks, but one investment trust is proving resilient.
A lot of the big UK Equity Income funds hold many of the same stocks, but there are some offering something different.
James Carthew examines Witan Pacific, the only investment trust to focus on the entire Pacific region.
Government bond manager Mike Riddell ends a 12-year stint with M&G Investments, prompting a reshuffle of its fixed interest team.
Citywire A-rated Hideo Shiozumi believes Abenomics is finally forcing Japan's companies to become more shareholder-friendly.
Andrew Bell has revived Witan investment trust by quitting index tracking funds and using active fund managers instead.
More younger people are investing in the stock market in a bid to build a house deposit and get their feet on the housing ladder.
James Clunie of Jupiter Asset Management thinks China may devalue the renminbi, a massive move that would rock stock markets.
Frontier markets have streaked ahead of emerging markets in recent years. What's driving the superior returns and can they last?
Old Mutual's Richard Buxton believes a Conservative government will favour UK investors while the threat of a UK exit from the European Union will not happen.
Changing government subsidies don't hurt renewable energy investment companies, although the high-income funds face other issues.
More than eight in 10 investment trust directors own shares in the funds they serve. But does their share dealing tell us anything?
Majedie UK Income manager Chris Reid warns some dividend-paying stocks will be in for a 'kicking' as rates rise, but says insurers won't be among them.
Citywire AA-rated John Baker runs through some of the stocks he believes will benefit from earnings growth in Europe.
Does director dealing help investors in investment trusts? Are 'frontier' funds the new face of emerging markets? And what do experts think of high yielding, renewable energy funds?
Atom Bank, the challenger bank backed by Neil Woodford, handed licence by Bank of England.
Brokers at Stifel say strong performance of shares in Neil Woodford-managed trust has rendered them expensive.
Too many UK equity income funds have faith in GlaxoSmithKline's ability to maintain its dividend, says a healthcare investor.
Manager of Standard Life Investments' UK Equity Unconstrained fund is leaving to join Artemis, where he will take over from the retiring Tim Steer.