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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

Jupiter's Chatfeild-Roberts: why we sold Woodford

by Danielle Levy, Daniel Grote on May 18, 2018 at 15:30

Head of £6.9 billion Jupiter Merlin fund range points to profit-taking, wobbles for key holdings and working environment.

L&G launches 'Girl fund' targeting gender diversity

by Michelle McGagh on May 18, 2018 at 13:03

The index fund will invest in companies that ensure female representation on boards and in the workforce.

Neptune's Smith takes over India fund as Desai exits

by Yoosof Farah on May 18, 2018 at 10:30

Kunal Desai is leaving Neptune for a rival fund firm, handing his India fund to top Latin America manager Tom Smith.

Small cap stars buoyed by Ocado's surge on US deal

by Daniel Grote on May 17, 2018 at 17:00

Shares in Ocado soar 43% after online supermarket signs deal with US giant Kroger, providing further boost to star fund manager backers.

M&G hands Standard Life biggest fund crown with Brexit transfer

by Daniel Grote on May 16, 2018 at 15:55

M&G's transfer of £34 billion held by overseas investors to Luxembourg will see Standard Life Investments' Gars fund overtake M&G Optimal Income as UK's biggest.

Argentina crisis sparks emerging market fears

by Daniel Grote on May 15, 2018 at 13:27

Argentina's currency has been in freefall as the country goes cap-in-hand to the IMF. Could its problems spill over to other emerging markets?

Jupiter switches manager as Corporate Bond fund lags

by Michelle McGagh on May 14, 2018 at 16:49

Rhys Petheram will work alongside Talib Sheikh in multi-asset role as he hands over lagging Jupiter Corporate Bond fund to Harry Richards and Adam Darling.

Peter Hargreaves rockets into Rich List top 50

by David Campbell on May 14, 2018 at 07:00

Peter Hargreaves, founder of online stockbroker Hargreaves Lansdown, has leapfrogged his way up the 2018 Sunday Times Rich List.

The Accumulator: oil helps put FTSE back in black

by Danielle Levy on May 14, 2018 at 00:00

The FTSE 100 has overcome a challenging first quarter, with a 12% rally in the past seven weeks leaving it up just 2% for the year to date.

Independent Horizon deals small blow to Woodford & Barnett

by Danielle Levy on May 11, 2018 at 15:48

Shares in Horizon Discovery, a life sciences company backed by fund managers Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett, sold off after Abcam withdrew bid offer.

Majedie hires ex-BlackRock duo Wharrier & Sattar

by Hamza Ali, Danielle Levy on May 11, 2018 at 12:38

Majedie has reunited former BlackRock UK equity managers Mark Wharrier and Imran Sattar to replace Chris Reid.

Threadneedle to move €7bn European assets out of UK

by Hamza Ali on May 10, 2018 at 09:00

Fund manager Columbia Threadneedle Investments will move up to €7 billion (£6.12 billion) of money held by EU investors from London to Luxembourg.

Investors pile into 5% yielding HICL Infra on four-year low

by Danielle Levy on May 09, 2018 at 14:14

Interactive Investor customers pounce on former income stalwart, pushing high-yielding investment company into top 10 of platform’s most-bought funds.

Fund fees: are you getting what you pay for?

by Michelle McGagh on May 09, 2018 at 09:50

Fund charges have come under scrutiny but analysis by Chelsea Financial Services suggests pricey funds can be worth paying for if they perform well.

FTSE firm as merger mania dominates UK shares

by Danielle Levy, Gavin Lumsden on May 08, 2018 at 16:30

Takeovers enliven UK stock market with Virgin Money jumping 8% on bid from rival challenger bank CYBG. Scottish Mortgage Trust extends recent rally.

Imperial College gives students £100,000 to invest

by Danielle Levy on May 08, 2018 at 14:24

Imperial College Business School is giving wannabe analysts and investment managers their own fund to manage.

Woodford, Barnett bear brunt as fund sales plunge

by Danielle Levy on May 04, 2018 at 11:58

Total investments in funds plunged 67% to £1.5 billion in March, with investors withdrawing more money from former big-hitters Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett.

Pearson buoys FTSE and fund manager backers

by Daniel Grote on May 04, 2018 at 11:01

Publisher jumps to top of FTSE 100 on tentative turnaround signs, boosting a number of fund managers who have built big positions.

Tesla shares slide as Musk calls analyst 'boring bonehead'

by David Campbell on May 03, 2018 at 13:33

Shares in electric car maker, a major Scottish Mortgage holding, slide as boss Elon Musk hits out at analysts following record loss.

Why Mark Mobius didn’t retire… and what comes next

by Chris Sloley on May 03, 2018 at 13:08

Veteran emerging markets fund manager Mark Mobius plans to take a ‘private equity’ approach with his new firm, engaging with companies on environmental and social issues.

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