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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

Pound's surge knocks FTSE on Brexit transition deal

by Daniel Grote on Mar 19, 2018 at 16:45

Pound makes strong gains after UK and EU agree Brexit transition deal, hurting overseas earners on the FTSE 100.

Conviviality crisis deepens fears for retail stocks

by Daniel Grote on Mar 19, 2018 at 16:43

Worries over UK high street escalate after boss of Bargain Booze owner resigns with shares suspended after shock profit warning.

Fund managers hit by Micro Focus shares crash

by Daniel Grote on Mar 19, 2018 at 11:03

Legal & General and Rathbones fund managers hit as shares in software company lose more than half their value on profit warning.

Barclays shares jump as activist Bramson buys stake

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 19, 2018 at 10:11

Activist investor Edward Bramson buys 5% stake in bank, including £580 million holding for his Sherborne Investors C fund.

Aviva stands firm on prefs threat as anger mounts

by Daniel Grote on Mar 16, 2018 at 16:20

Aviva says 'irredeemable' status does not mean they can't be cancelled, as fund managers accuse insurer of treating investors unfairly.

Neptune's Mark Martin slips on PZ Cussons slide

by Daniel Grote on Mar 15, 2018 at 11:57

Shares in PZ Cussons tumble to the bottom of the FTSE 250 on profits warning, hurting fund manager backers.

Aviva's preference shares threat will come back to bite

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 15, 2018 at 10:08

TwentyFour Asset Management's Gary Kirk warns the insurer will face higher debt costs in future if it cancels high-yielding preference shares.

Miners prop up FTSE but Morrisons drops despite divi

by Daniel Grote on Mar 14, 2018 at 16:30

Miners help the FTSE 100 cling on to slender gains, buoyed by strong industrial production data from China.

Swain calls time on pub sector and warns of divi cuts

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 14, 2018 at 15:42

Mark Swain, manager of the Smith & Williamson Enterprise fund, believes pub groups may need to cut dividends to fund a fight against restaurants.

Burford bounce boosts Woodford and Barnett

by Daniel Grote on Mar 14, 2018 at 11:01

Shares in litigation finance provider surge, providing some relief to major fund manager backers Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett.

M&G hands Woodford £69 million in Gigaclear bid

by Daniel Grote on Mar 13, 2018 at 14:19

M&G secures agreement from Woodford to buy his stake for £68.8 million in takeover bid for rural broadband provider.

Lindsell stays tuned to football as TV bid war calms

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 13, 2018 at 12:17

Star manager Michael Lindsell owns shares in Italian champions Juventus and is unfazed by signs the frenzy for football TV rights is slowing.

Greencore serves up share slump to F&C's Wilson

by Daniel Grote on Mar 13, 2018 at 10:22

Shares in food manufacturer slump on profit warning, hurting fund manager backer Thomas Wilson.

Provident mars Hargreaves income fund's debut year

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 12, 2018 at 13:27

Steve Clayton has sold Provident Financial after the embattled lender dragged down returns for his HL Select UK Income Shares fund.

AJ Bell plans stock market float as Woodford sells

by William Robins, Dylan Lobo on Mar 12, 2018 at 07:45

Operator of YouInvest platform prepares to float on the London Stock Exchange as fund manager Neil Woodford sells holding.

'Genuine' growth, not easy money, powering Europe

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 09, 2018 at 10:25

Columbia Threadneedle manager Philip Dicken hails the earnings growth being delivered by small and medium-sized European companies.

Evenlode to 'soft close' Yarrow's £2bn income fund

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 08, 2018 at 11:04

Assets in Hugh Yarrow's top-performing Evenlode Income fund have jumped from £720 million to more than £2 billion in a year.

'Change has been slow' for women in fund management

by Sue Round on Mar 08, 2018 at 10:01

On International Women's Day, we hear from Sue Round, one of the UK's most successful female fund managers.

Fund managers ditch Mothercare as woes deepen

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 06, 2018 at 13:05

Faltering international business is the final straw for some investors in ailing baby products retailer.

FTSE rallies as Trump faces tariffs backlash

by Daniel Grote on Mar 06, 2018 at 11:54

FTSE 100 follows US markets higher as Republican House speaker Paul Ryan opposes president Donald Trump's plans to impose tariffs on metal imports.

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