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The good investment guide

Citywire Selection is our narrowed down list of investment funds which we think are worth highlighting. Whether you're investing in an ISA or a pension, saving for the short term or long term, these funds are worth considering.Find out more about how (and why) to use Citywire Selection.


Articles featuring Citywire Selection funds, or the people who manage them

Woodford Patient Capital bolsters board with double hire

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2016 at 16:00

Investment trust veterans Alan Hodson and Carolan Dobson have been appointed to the board of Woodford Patient Capital.

Time to take profits as markets rally in 'Brexit' rebound

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2016 at 13:47

Markets have rallied after the initial shock of the 'Brexit' vote, meaning it could be time to take some profits, argues Adrian Lowcock.

The Expert View: IAG, Unilever and BBA

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 27, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of fund manager commentary on shares, also including Balfour Beatty and GCP Student Living.

Investment Trust Watch: India Capital Growth in limbo

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 22, 2016 at 16:24

Some normality is returning to investment trusts but India Capital Growth and JPMorgan Elect look mis-priced. 

‘Brexit’ deals blow to Alliance Trust managers’ cause

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 22, 2016 at 13:07

Events are conspiring against Alliance Trust Investments hanging on to £2.8 billion global investment trust.

Jupiter Merlin sells Artemis Income fund hit by Gosden exit

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 21, 2016 at 15:50

Jupiter’s multi-manager team has sold its longstanding holding in the Artemis Income fund hit by the shock departure of co-manager Adrian Gosden.

FundsNetwork adds 25 investment trusts to its range

by Sean Butters on Jul 20, 2016 at 07:52

Funds supermarket expands range of investment trusts to 91 and plans to offer all of them by the end of the year.

L&G cuts property fund exit penalty to 10%

by Charles Walmsley on Jul 19, 2016 at 10:05

Legal & General lowers 'fair value adjustment' on UK Property fund to 10%, saying conditions in real estate have begun to stabilise.  

Investment Trust Watch: all aboard the 'Brexit' rebound

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 15, 2016 at 18:04

(Update) This week's rally brings some relief from 'Brexit' but fund managers Andy Brough and James Henderson urge caution.

Investment trust half-year report: winners and losers

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 15, 2016 at 13:23

We run through the best and worst performing investment trusts in a first half of the year that has seen discounts widen and fees dropped.

Property fund suspensions: don't panic, it's not 2008

by Jonathan Yarker, Sean Butters on Jul 14, 2016 at 15:53

The spate of property fund suspensions following the 'Brexit' vote is reminiscent of the financial crisis, but experts say much has changed.

Winterflood's 8 investment trust buys after 'Brexit'

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 13, 2016 at 13:20

Analysts make changes to their investment trust portfolio after 'Brexit' vote, adding eight new recommendations.

JPMorgan Overseas seeks capital future with 4% dividend

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 12, 2016 at 07:00

Global investment trust plans to ramp up dividends and change name in bid to win support from income-starved investors.

Investment Trust Watch: property promise not peril

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 08, 2016 at 15:47

Wide discounts and yields of over 5% make Schroder Real Estate and other property trusts attractive at this time of fund suspensions.

AAA-rated Cholwill: don't be complacent about Trump

by Jonathan Yarker on Jul 08, 2016 at 09:13

Royal London UK equity income manager Martin Cholwill says 'Brexit' shock has shown markets to be unwary of political risk.

Elliott Advisors targets British Empire with 5% stake

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 01, 2016 at 11:19

US hedge fund that forced through overhaul at Alliance Trust reveals position in British Empire, another global fund on a wide discount.

Hargreaves Lansdown enjoys 557% Brexit trade boom

by Joshua Thurston on Jun 28, 2016 at 17:25

Investors spent 17.5 years worth of normal activity trading funds and shares on the firm's Vantage platform last Friday.

'Brexit' bad but no Lehmans, say fund managers

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 24, 2016 at 18:21

Investors grappling with the implications of Britain’s decision to leave the EU say it is not a prelude to another financial crisis.

Investment Trust Watch: bag a 'Brexit' bargain

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 24, 2016 at 14:40

Today's stock market turmoil puts F&C Commercial Property, RIT Capital and Scottish Mortgage and other trusts on a lower rating.

Brexit: how exposed are global trusts to a volatile pound?

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 23, 2016 at 13:17

With currency markets likely to be turbulent tomorrow analysts at Stifel have ranked global investment trusts' exposure to sterling.

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