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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

Standard Life Investments to reopen £2.6bn property fund

by Dylan Lobo on Sep 26, 2016 at 15:22

UK Real Estate fund was the first of many to suspend dealing after the Brexit vote took its toll on the property sector.

Investment Trust Watch: Europe & Japan trusts shine

by Daniel Grote on Sep 23, 2016 at 14:10

It was a strong week for Japanese and European investment trusts, but some of them still look 'cheap'.

Aberdeen and Baillie Gifford trusts cut charges

by Daniel Grote on Sep 20, 2016 at 14:06

Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies and Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon become latest investment trusts to cut management charges.

Funds Focus: Woodford leads the way after Brexit

by Daniel Grote on Sep 19, 2016 at 16:49

Neil Woodford cements his performance record with a strong Brexit recovery, while property continues rebound.

AIM to cut tax with these stock and fund picks

by David Kempton on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:52

Experienced private investor David Kempton is confident enough about markets to take advantage of tax breaks for AIM funds and stocks.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell on Sep 19, 2016 at 05:01

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Shawbrook, Xeros Technology, PageGroup and RM.

Investment Trust Watch: did SVG just get out of jail?

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 16, 2016 at 15:59

It's been an eventful week for investment trust share prices following the hostile £1 billion bid for SVG Capital on Monday.

Ruffer overhauls dividend to protect capital shield

by Dylan Lobo on Sep 16, 2016 at 09:57

Ruffer Investment Company is preparing to cut dividends in a bid to maintain its capital preservation strategy after a small loss in 2015/16.

BlackRock and Aberdeen agree to cut trust charges

by Sean Butters on Sep 14, 2016 at 09:55

BlackRock Latin American and Aberdeen Private Equity join line of investment trusts negotiating lower fees with their fund managers.

Clinton health fears help push FTSE 1% lower

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 12, 2016 at 17:30

FTSE 100 slips on anxiety over health of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and fear of US interest rate rise.

Harbourvest swoops on SVG Capital with £1bn bid

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 12, 2016 at 17:23

(Update) Shares in SVG Capital leap 15% as analysts say HarbourVest bid shows untapped value in private equity investment trusts. 

Investment Trust Watch: 'New Japan', emerging bargains

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 09, 2016 at 14:39

A short-term opportunity in Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon and a longer-term opportunity in emerging markets trusts on offer this week.

Woolnough moves to 'negative duration' on UK bonds

by Dalvinder Kular, Gavin Lumsden on Sep 09, 2016 at 10:22

Unusual move sees manager Richard Woolnough protect £15 billion M&G Optimal Income fund from high bond prices and rising inflation.

The Expert View: BT, M&S and Berkeley

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 07, 2016 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of fund manager and analyst commentary on shares, also including United Utilities and Redrow.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell on Sep 05, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of trades by professional investors, including Neil Woodford’s latest buy.

Investment Trust Watch: FTSE calls Scottish Mortgage

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 02, 2016 at 17:35

A post-referendum rally leaves popular £4 billion global fund knocking on the door of the FTSE 100 index.

Baillie Gifford trims fees in funds vs trusts battle

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 02, 2016 at 14:07

Is a tiny cut in fees on Baillie Gifford Japan and Edinburgh Worldwide enough to make the investment trusts cheaper than open-ended funds?

Nimmo: small cap ‘new wave’ will banish 'Brexit' fears

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 02, 2016 at 12:04

Star fund manager Harry Nimmo says ‘capitalism is alive and kicking’ in smaller companies, despite UK's break with Europe.

Funds Focus: a shocking year for 'absolute return'

by Daniel Grote on Sep 01, 2016 at 13:44

Investors continue to flock to funds claiming to offer wealth preservation despite evidence of woeful performance by some of them.

Portfolio in need of a makeover? Try these funds

by Frank Talbot, Nisha Long, Zunaira Ashraf, Saleem Shivji on Aug 30, 2016 at 15:01

The Citywire Selection team outline their latest 'Star Pick' funds, covering all the major investment areas.

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