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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.


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

Peter Hargreaves' new firm to take on Terry Smith

by Joshua Thurston on Sep 22, 2017 at 11:37

Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder's new venture Blue Whale Capital is hoping to give Nick Train and Terry Smith a run for their money.

Capita delivers fresh blow to Woodford and Barnett

by Daniel Grote on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:09

Shares in outsourcing company slide on disappointing results, hurting big backers Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett.

Fidelity's Clark cuts stake in embattled Provident

by Daniel Grote on Sep 20, 2017 at 14:23

Income manager Michael Clark says scrapping of dividend forced him to cut position, as his funds endure patch of poor performance.

M&G hands Global Basics managers wider remit

by Chris Sloley on Sep 20, 2017 at 07:00

M&G moves £2 billion fund's focus away from resources, handing managers more freedom to invest across global stock markets.

GAM plans income fund for former Artemis star Gosden

by Hamza Ali on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:50

Former Artemis Income manager Adrian Gosden joins GAM, which is planning to launch a UK equity income fund for its new hire.

Terry Smith to launch sustainable equity fund

by Dylan Lobo on Sep 18, 2017 at 09:35

The Fundsmith Sustainable Equity fund is likely to target companies with a positive influence on the environment and society.

Hendry shuts hedge fund firm after investor exodus

by Chris Sloley on Sep 15, 2017 at 10:38

Outspoken Scottish hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry closes Eclectica Asset Management after investors deserted his funds.

FTSE falls but Next soars on turnaround hopes

by Daniel Grote on Sep 14, 2017 at 13:13

Next soars after upgrade sparks turnaround hopes, while FTSE 100 falls, as hawkish Bank of England kicks off sterling rally.

Burford Capital stars for Hargreaves' UK shares fund

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 13, 2017 at 16:00

A 160% surge in the shares of Burford Capital has helped Hargreaves Lansdown's first shares fund double the FTSE All-Share's return.

Income: dividend cover dives into dangerous waters

by Rob Griffin on Sep 12, 2017 at 09:59

Company profits are down but dividends to shareholders are up. The result? A further worrying decline in dividend cover for income investors.

'I don't think I've lost it': Woodford responds to critics

by Daniel Grote on Sep 11, 2017 at 16:31

Fund manager Neil Woodford answers a series of critical questions from investors following his run of poor performance.

FTSE rises as insurers rally on Irma downgrade

by Daniel Grote on Sep 11, 2017 at 11:02

FTSE 100 rises while Lloyd's insurers top FTSE 250 on hopes impact of hurricane Irma will be less bad then feared.

Woodford sorry for 'incredibly painful' fund losses

by Daniel Grote on Sep 07, 2017 at 09:03

Neil Woodford says he is 'very sorry' for his funds' poor run but argues 'I can and I believe I will rebuild the performance'.

UK active vs passive: we crunch the numbers

by Robert St George on Sep 05, 2017 at 10:38

Shares in big companies like Provident Financial have plummeted. As index trackers have to own these, is now the time for active funds?

UK’s corporate bond market takes off after Brexit

by Danielle Levy on Sep 01, 2017 at 11:25

Sterling corporate bond market has shrugged off fears after last year's Brexit vote with record five months of issuance, says Sajiv Vaid of Fidelity.

Indivior crashes as US court deals blow to key drug

by Daniel Grote on Sep 01, 2017 at 10:45

US court ruling opens door to generic rivals of flagship drug which accounted for 80% of group's revenues last year.

Threadneedle star calls for patience over Snapchat

by Terri-Ann Williams on Sep 01, 2017 at 09:00

Columbia Threadneedle’s Citywire AAA-rated Ashish Kochar and Amit Kumar reveal their top technology bets.

Royal Mail and Provident demoted in FTSE 100 reshuffle

by James Phillipps on Aug 31, 2017 at 10:14

Royal Mail and Provident Financial pay price for difficult trading conditions and botched reorganisation with ejection from 'blue chip' index.

Woodford tech holding settles battle with scientist

by Daniel Grote on Aug 30, 2017 at 13:51

Woodford-backed Industrial Heat settles legal battle with scientist over controversial ‘low energy nuclear reaction’ device.

JOHCM to set aside £5m to fund external research

by James Phillipps on Aug 30, 2017 at 07:03

JO Hambro Capital Management is latest fund group to announce it will absorb cost of buying external research when new European rules take effect in January.

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