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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

Are there still Brexit bargains to be had?

by Michelle McGagh on May 25, 2017 at 13:49

UK domestic stocks have recovered ground after being hit by the Brexit vote, but some believe they are still too cheap.

Neptune China manager Turnbull exits

by Joshua Thurston on May 24, 2017 at 07:14

Neptune Investment Management gives Ewan Thompson reins of its China fund after departure of Douglas Turnbull.

Star UK stock picker's fund closes to new investors

by Yoosof Farah on May 22, 2017 at 14:05

Citywire AAA-rated Luke Kerr's Old Mutual UK Dynamic Equity fund closes to new investors as assets pass £500 million mark.

Chris St John: UK mid caps reassuringly expensive

by Michelle McGagh on May 19, 2017 at 09:35

AXA Framlington's Citywire AA-rated fund manager explains why investors should not be put off by dramatic post-referendum rebound in FTSE 250 ‘mid cap’ stocks.

Woodford banks on builders' yield with new fund

by Daniel Grote on May 17, 2017 at 15:34

Neil Woodford is drawn to high yields on offer by house builders, as he unveils all the stocks in his new Income Focus fund.

Hargreaves hit as Vanguard targets DIY investors

by Danielle Levy, Gavin Lumsden on May 16, 2017 at 12:30

Shares in UK's largest fund supermarket fall as US tracking fund giant Vanguard unveils consumer platform charging just 0.15% a year.

Cyber security stocks rally after WannaCry attack

by Daniel Grote on May 15, 2017 at 13:41

Shares in Sophos and NCC jump amid rally for cyber security firms after WannaCry attack his NHS trusts and infects 200,000 computers.

Woodford buys Lloyds, sells Glaxo in fund overhaul

by Daniel Grote on May 12, 2017 at 14:03

Neil Woodford ventures back into banks and ditches GlaxoSmithKline, in major shift of his £10 billion fund towards UK domestic stocks.

Astra leads FTSE higher on lung cancer drug boost

by Daniel Grote on May 12, 2017 at 10:32

AstraZeneca jumps to top of FTSE 100 after trials show key immunotherapy drug could reduce risk of worsening lung cancer.

Polar Capital's star signings pile into 'cheap' UK domestics

by Michelle McGagh on May 10, 2017 at 10:53

George Godber and Georgina Hamilton are relishing the cheapness of UK stocks exposed to the domestic economy where they can see a clear path for earnings.

Standard Life and Aberdeen to cut 800 jobs in merger

by Dylan Lobo on May 10, 2017 at 08:56

Scotland's biggest fund managers have set out the costs of uniting their businesses and more details of who gets the top jobs after the merger.

Woodford-backed Seedrs to offer secondary share market

by Dylan Lobo on May 09, 2017 at 14:05

Crowdfunding specialist backed by fund manager Neil Woodford to improve the ability to buy and sell shares in unquoted companies on its platform.

They're back! Investors pile into equity funds

by Michelle McGagh on May 08, 2017 at 13:52

Declining political risk encouraged investors to pour over £4 billion into investment funds last month, with equity funds attracting £1.7 billion alone.

Time to return to European stocks after Macron win?

by Daniel Grote on May 08, 2017 at 12:05

European markets have been top performers this year and French presidential result has removed major political risk. Time to invest?

Rich List: Terry Smith surges in post-Brexit boom

by Dylan Lobo on May 08, 2017 at 10:00

Star fund manager Terry Smith has jumped up the Sunday Times' Rich List during a post-Brexit boom for UK's super wealthy.

Train gains as Pearson soars; M&S lands ex-Asda boss

by Daniel Grote on May 05, 2017 at 10:46

Pearson leads FTSE 100 higher on cost-cutting plans, providing some relief to big investor Nick Train, and new M&S chairman boosts its shares.

Ruffer named as mystery '50 Cent' buyer of 'fear' options

by David Campbell on May 05, 2017 at 10:27

Traders believe they have identified Ruffer as the big buyer of Vix volatility options designed to protect its funds from a market crash.

Next slumps on 'challenging' UK high street warning

by Daniel Grote on May 04, 2017 at 09:28

Retailer cuts full-year profit guidance and warns of 'challenging' UK consumer environment, placing yet more pressure on the shares.

Value left in US small and mid caps, says Janvier

by Michelle McGagh on May 04, 2017 at 08:43

US smaller companies are not as expensive as investors think and stand to benefit from president Trump cutting back on regulation, says Nicolas Janvier of Columbia Threadneedle.

Think like a bond investor and unearth 'quality' stocks

by Daniel Grote on May 04, 2017 at 07:39

BlackRock Global Income managers Stuart Reeve and Andrew Wheatley-Hubbard are searching for 'investment grade' shares.

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