Fund and manager news
All the latest news on funds, ITs and ETFs
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.
Jonathan Waghorn of the Guinness Global Energy fund goes through his holdings that will do well if the oil price recovers in the second half of next year.
Rising interest rates are bad news for most bond investors. We explain how funds investing in floating rate bonds could provide a defence.
The FTSE 100 made another late rally to close five points up after Russia's government intervened to shore up the rouble.
For investors in need of steady and growing income, investment trusts are hard to beat. We take a look at some of the 'dividend heroes'.
Why investment trusts are great for income seekers, bonds that can float above interest rates and dividend prospects for next year.
Fund manager Neil Woodford believes the bond market is a better reflection of the economic impact of low oil prices than share markets.
Rival fund managers Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett have both backed the stock market flotation of Mercia Technologies.
Fund managers have warned of a looming 'judgment day' for the swollen high yield bond market.
Rising markets have boosted free cashflow levels at fund groups, and shareholders are reaping the benefit.
Foreign & Colonial investment trust's new manager says dividend cover will improve once it repays £110 million of expensive debt this month.
We've updated our Top Trusts list of favourite investment trusts. Find out who is in and out of our 'circle of trust'!
China shares recorded their best week in more than five years on stimulus hopes, but there wasn't much good news elsewhere.
Citywire AAA-rated manager says investors continue to be lured by 'high but unsustainable' dividends.
How to get the best deal on holding an investment trust inside an individual savings account for a child.
The risk of president Putin doing something 'silly' to protect Russia hangs over next year, says Jason Pidcock of Newton.
(Update) John Laing Infrastructure Fund wants to buy private-public partnership projects from struggling construction firm Balfour Beatty. Analysts fear it may pay too much.
Savings and pensions provider pays out £2 million to investors in its Deposit fund, after admitting its marketing literature was misleading.
First investment trust focused on UK 'micro cap' companies is off the ground but will start small (appropriately enough).
Shares in the embattled claims processor rise after stating its customer relations remain strong.
Miton Group blames the departures of fund managers Bill Mott and Martin Gray for a fall in assets under management.
The Football Talent Fund backed by former England and Tottenham Hotspur manager Terry Venables is in trouble with regulators in the Caribbean.
Fund manager Neil Woodford has snapped up shares in Northwest Biotherapeutics. We speak to the boss of the US firm on her hopes.
KWE, 2014's biggest investment trust launch, is betting that Europe's property market still has further to recover from credit crunch lows.
Lindsell Train investment trust has taken out £6 million 'key man' insurance on its fund manager Nick Train.
Medium-sized companies have been in the doldrums this year, but Georgina Brittain argues they are poised for a revival.
Curtis Freeze, the Hawaii-based manager of a Guernsey-based investment company, plans a raid on corporate Japan.
An unnamed third party has launched a last-ditch attempt to save the BlackRock Hedge Selector from liquidation.
With special dividends set to hit £18.9 billion for the year, here are the stocks fund managers are tipping as the next to pay out.
AAA-rated Richard Hughes has sold Aviva and Jardine Lloyd Thompson after strong runs for their shares.
(Update: adds analyst exit news) M&G Recovery manager Tom Dobell has said he regrets backing insurance claims processor Quindell.
Royal Mail warns online retail giant Amazon's delivery service will slash growth rates for parcels business.
Will Pfizer resume its pursuit of AstraZeneca? Fund manager Neil Woodford hopes the drugs company will remain independent.
Fidelity's head of asset allocation took advantage of a buying opportunity when Japan's stock market fell on Monday.
Smith & Williamson has hired Giles Worthington, M&G's former head of European equities to run its European Growth fund.
Rob Terry leaves the claims processor after controversial share dealings angered investors, including fund managers Fidelity and Miton.
The managers of Ruffer Investment Company expect more turbulence as stock markets adjust to the end of an easy money era in the US.
Panel calls on fund groups to levy a single charge and stop taking additional investment expenses from funds.