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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

The Accumulator: oil's rally sparks Trump anger

by Daniel Grote on Apr 20, 2018 at 16:31

Oil has been on a tear, rallying nearly 16% over the last month, sparking an angry response from US president Donald Trump.

Norris shorts Fever-Tree, says shares could halve

by Daniel Grote on Apr 20, 2018 at 14:06

Fund manager Barry Norris bets against mixer drinks maker whose shares have risen more than 16-fold in less than four years.

Allianz offers lower fund charge in return for performance fee

by Yoosof Farah on Apr 19, 2018 at 08:30

New fee model will be rolled out on five funds, reducing the annual fund charge but giving Allianz a cut of returns above the benchmark.

Value traps: the warning signs fund managers look for

by Shunil Roy-Chaudhuri on Apr 19, 2018 at 06:15

Some low-rated shares have real upside potential, others are going nowhere fast. Here's how fund managers try to avoid dreaded 'value traps'.

David Kempton: 6 funds for scary times

by David Kempton on Apr 18, 2018 at 16:32

Our experienced investor columnist has his annual brainstorm with the Hawksmoor investment team and returns with some fund tips.

AA delivers boost to Woodford as shares soar

by Daniel Grote on Apr 17, 2018 at 15:55

Shares surge on bullish comments from boss, boosting fund manager Neil Woodford, the roadside recovery group's largest single shareholder.

GAM’s Gallagher looks to next leg of Europe's rally

by Hamza Ali on Apr 17, 2018 at 14:40

Citywire A-rated manager of £1.8 billion GAM Star Continental European Equity fund believes Spanish and Italian stocks will pick up the baton.

Jupiter's Vazirani pins hopes on India's financial revolution

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 17, 2018 at 11:09

Avinash Vazirani's Jupiter India fund boasts strong long-term performance but has endured a difficult year.

Six fund managers exit Aberdeen Standard in reshuffle

by Yoosof Farah, Dylan Lobo on Apr 17, 2018 at 08:07

The restructure follows the mega-merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management last year.

Fidelity's Himsworth happy with Train comparisons

by Hamza Ali on Apr 17, 2018 at 07:00

‘If we are talked about in the same breath as Nick Train, then I’m happy,’ says Leigh Himsworth, manager of Fidelity UK Opportunities.

The small-cap funds consistently topping the charts

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 16, 2018 at 13:40

Few fund managers are able to consistently outperform their peers, but a cohort of UK smaller companies investors have managed the feat.

Hammerson hammered as Klepierre drops bid

by Daniel Grote on Apr 13, 2018 at 12:08

Shares tumble as French shopping centre operator abandons £5 billion bid, leaving path clear for Hammerson's takeover of Intu.

Sage slump knocks Terry Smith and Nick Train

by Daniel Grote on Apr 13, 2018 at 10:20

Shares on course for worst day in 25 years after cut to guidance, dealing blow to big fund manager backers Terry Smith and Nick Train.

Train prepares to splash cash amid 'compelling value'

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 13, 2018 at 07:00

With two of his stocks the subject of takeover bids, Nick Train expects to be flush with cash soon, and can see plenty of claims on that money.

Bids fly but Syria fears keep FTSE in check

by Daniel Grote on Apr 12, 2018 at 12:36

Takeover bids and reports excite investors but FTSE 100 stays planted ahead of possible US air strikes against Syria.

Oil investors to strike rich dividends, says Walker

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 11, 2018 at 11:05

Invesco's Martin Walker believes oil majors will start to increase payouts after building cash piles.

The funds hit hardest by Russia's stock market rout

by Daniel Grote on Apr 10, 2018 at 17:20

The UK's only open-ended Russia-focused fund is down by more than 15% over the last two days, but the damage doesn't end there.

Leigh Harrison: how to pick the right fund manager

by Leigh Harrison on Apr 10, 2018 at 13:41

Writing an exclusive series for Citywire on funds investing, retired star manager Leigh Harrison tackles one of the first and trickiest decisions.

Shire bid could be bitter pill for Takeda, warns Lindsell

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 10, 2018 at 07:00

Star fund manager Michael Lindsell is worried about major holding Takeda Pharmaceutical's potential bid for Shire.

Dividend doubts: payouts hit 'questionably high' levels

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 09, 2018 at 14:33

Nine FTSE 100 stocks are offering yields of 7% or above, as yields across the index hit 4.4%. That's 'questionably high', says AJ Bell.

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