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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.


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

FTSE falls as Trump issues healthcare ultimatum

by Daniel Grote on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:33

FTSE 100 edges lower ahead of vote on healthcare reforms seen as key test of Donald Trump's ability to deliver on pro-growth policies.

Investment Trust Insider 37 is out now!

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 23, 2017 at 12:38

Can US trusts beat the market? Which smaller company trusts made our experts' top 10? Plus an up-and-coming rival to RIT Capital!

Neil Woodford lobbies for 'patient capital' ISA

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:01

Star fund manager tells House of Lords committee investors are ready to back early-stage businesses with the right incentives.

Star manager's US fund faces closure after Vanguard split

by Chris Sloley on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:13

Citywire AA-rated Gary C. Hatton's Vanguard US Discoveries fund set to be liquidated after management group Granahan ends tie-up with tracker fund giant.

Nick Train buys more ‘rare and valuable’ Unilever

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 21, 2017 at 07:30

Star manager of Lindsell Train and Finsbury Growth & Income investment trusts says attempted Kraft bid for Unilever should be a ‘wake-up’ call to investors.

Buxton urges Unilever to be strong after 'near death' Kraft shock

by David Campbell on Mar 20, 2017 at 17:01

Old Mutual fund manager Richard Buxton warns Unilever not to return to bad old days with strategic review after Kraft/Heinz's failed bid approach. 

Downing launches 'micro-cap' trust for AAA-rated MacKenzie

by Danielle Levy on Mar 20, 2017 at 13:41

Smaller company and private equity specialist Downing looks to raise up to £100 million for first investment trust under star manager Judith MacKenzie.

Woodford Equity Income hits £10bn

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 20, 2017 at 10:49

Neil Woodford may have pipped arch rival Terry Smith in getting his flagship equity income fund over £10 billion in assets for the first time.

Neptune to report dividend concentration risk on funds

by David Campbell on Mar 20, 2017 at 08:00

Neptune Investment Management to disclose the extent its equity income funds rely on dividends from top 10 biggest stocks.

Barnett passes Keystone to rising star Goldstone

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 20, 2017 at 07:00

Keystone investment trust looks to the next generation of Invesco Perpetual managers as Mark Barnett steps back.

'Trump gap' led Fed to scale back rate rises, says Jupiter

by Dalvinder Kular on Mar 20, 2017 at 07:00

Jupiter bond veteran Ariel Bezalel says Federal Reserve not worried about US over heating as president unlikely to get policies passed.

Shin Nippon welcomes Japan's immigration drive

by Danielle Levy on Mar 17, 2017 at 14:42

Praveen Kumar of top Japan trust Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon is glad country's immigration policy is moving in the opposite direction to the West.

Woodford-backed Circassia soars on Astra tie-up

by Danielle Levy on Mar 17, 2017 at 14:40

Circassia Pharmaceuticals provides excitement on quiet day for FTSE as its shares surge on 'transformational' deal with AstraZeneca.

Funding Circle offers new shares in push for growth

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 17, 2017 at 13:50

Funding Circle SME Income offers new shares at 100p as it seeks to quadruple size of loan pool backing its 5.8% dividend yield.

Multi-asset manager quits Aberdeen after Standard merger

by Selin Bucak on Mar 17, 2017 at 10:00

Fiona Gillespie, senior investment manager in Aberdeen Asset Management's multi-asset division has left the company.

Foresight Solar requests flexibility and offers shares on 5.9% yield

by Danielle Levy on Mar 16, 2017 at 12:48

Renewable energy company prices £50 million share placing and asks for flexibility to buy solar power parks in the secondary market.

Miners drive FTSE to new high on Fed's 'dovish' hike

by Daniel Grote on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:06

Miners drive FTSE 100 and 250 to all-time highs, buoyed by the dollar's fall as Fed raises rates but points to just two more hikes this year.

JOHCM UK Opportunities' John Wood to retire

by Yoosof Farah, Danielle Levy on Mar 16, 2017 at 07:57

Manager of JO Hambro Capital Management’s flagship UK Opportunities fund announces end of his 26-year investment career.

Polar Cap Healthcare drops income to focus on growth

by James Phillipps on Mar 15, 2017 at 13:19

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income is to rebrand and change its remit ahead of its continuation vote next year.

Why politics won’t upset Europe’s ‘apple cart’

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 15, 2017 at 12:03

Stephen Macklow-Smith of JPMorgan European investment trust says electoral risks in Netherlands and France won’t derail Europe’s recovery.

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