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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

The hedge fund that's beaten Woodford twice

by Daniel Grote on Apr 25, 2018 at 16:00

Small US hedge fund Kerrisdale Capital has been on the winning side of two high-profile clashes with Neil Woodford.

Fund managers split as Takeda tables fifth Shire bid

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2018 at 13:54

Japanese drugmaker Takeda has returned with a fifth bid for Shire, but fund managers are divided on the merits of the takeover.

CityFibre soars as Jupiter, Invesco and Woodford accept bid

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2018 at 11:31

Fund groups agree to sell stakes in fibre broadband company to consortium of investors at 93% premium to yesterday's share price.

FTSE dividends suffer as dollar languishes

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 24, 2018 at 07:00

Dollar's 10% fall against the pound over the last year knocks first quarter dividends from companies reporting in the currency.

Fund managers lick wounds after Conviviality collapse

by Daniel Grote on Apr 23, 2018 at 14:05

'We are very sorry', say Acorn Income managers, while Marlborough's Siddarth Chand Lall labels investment 'a hard and painful lesson'.

Capita jumps as Woodford and Barnett back cash call

by Daniel Grote on Apr 23, 2018 at 10:31

Shares in embattled outsourcing group rally as investors welcome turnaround plan, with fund groups Woodford and Invesco backing rights issue.

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.

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