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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

Vive l'Europe! Markets soar on French election relief

by Daniel Grote on Apr 24, 2017 at 15:42

Stock markets and FTSE 100 surge as centrist Emmanuel Macron wins first round of voting in French presidential elections.

Rathbones’ Coombs: why I’m holding so much cash

by Selin Bucak on Apr 24, 2017 at 07:00

Citywire AAA-rated David Coombs, manager of the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolio funds, is worried about inflation in the UK and Europe.

Woodford raises £553 million for Income Focus fund

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 19, 2017 at 11:52

Neil Woodford's new higher-yielding income fund proves popular, but doesn't raise as much as his other funds.

'Mid caps' bounce back but FTSE 100 stays grounded

by Daniel Grote on Apr 19, 2017 at 10:38

FTSE 250 bounces back losses sparked by yesterday's election announcement, but blue-chip FTSE 100 remains mired in the red.

Snap Election: what May's move means for investors

by Jack Gilbert, Gavin Lumsden on Apr 18, 2017 at 14:34

Whether the prospect of another election excites or alarms you, the prime minister's move underlines the need for balanced investments.

Trump trade: time to take profits on pricey US stocks?

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 12, 2017 at 11:14

As the 'Trump trade' shows signs of faltering in the US, experts assess whether other global markets are able to take up the baton.

Income star picks five sectors riding 'transformative tech'

by Danielle Levy on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:14

Hugh Yarrow, the UK's top performing equity income manager, highlights five sectors that are using data analytics to their advantage.

BHP tops FTSE as Elliott urges oil spin-off

by Daniel Grote on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:32

Miner jumps to top of FTSE 100 as activist investor Elliott Advisors calls for overhaul of corporate structure.

Invesco's Barnett cuts stake in troubled Allied Minds

by Danielle Levy on Apr 07, 2017 at 12:01

Invesco Perpetual's Mark Barnett has reduced his position in Allied Minds, following a $147 million writedown announced on Wednesday.

Ruffer: US 'working man' could send market tumbling

by Danielle Levy on Apr 06, 2017 at 09:50

The US 'working man' is worse off and has started to fight back. 'This is very bad for profits', says Jonathan Ruffer.

Allied Minds deals more pain to Woodford and Barnett

by Daniel Grote on Apr 05, 2017 at 11:32

Shares in tech and life sciences incubator backed by Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett take fresh tumble on news of big write-down.

Apple deals hammer blow to Imagination shares

by Daniel Grote on Apr 03, 2017 at 11:25

Shares in chip maker Imagination Technologies crash after biggest customer Apple says it will stop using products.

Here's what investors bought this ISA season

by Danielle Levy on Apr 03, 2017 at 07:00

As the ISA season draws to an end, we highlight the most popular funds on some of the investment supermarkets this tax year.

Old Mutual hits FTSE as South African minister sacked

by Daniel Grote on Mar 31, 2017 at 10:54

Stocks with exposure to South Africa slump after president Jacob Zuma sacks respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

How the bulls and bears see UK shares after Article 50

by Daniel Grote on Mar 30, 2017 at 16:21

While some investors believe markets are not pricing in the risk of a collapse in negotiations, others believe the UK economy can perform better than expected.

Rotation into value stocks could last for a decade

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 30, 2017 at 10:01

Investors shouldn't worry about missing the 'big rotation' out of defensive growth stocks, says Nick Kirrage of Schroders. 

Article 50: be positive in Brexit divorce, investors urged

by Daniel Grote, Gavin Lumsden on Mar 29, 2017 at 15:49

FTSE 100 gained 10 points after prime minister triggered UK's exit from the EU with investors told to prepare for a long haul. 

Artemis: Trump will target tax cuts after healthcare defeat

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 29, 2017 at 07:49

Republicans will be more determined to push through tax reform after failing to repeal Obamacare, says Cormac Weldon of Artemis. 

Under fire Tesco books £235m hit from scandal

by Charles Walmsley, David Campbell on Mar 28, 2017 at 09:49

Supermarket to pay £235 million fines and redress over 2014 accounting scandal as leading investors criticise £3.7 billion Booker deal.

Banks and miners hit FTSE on Trump's healthcare loss

by Daniel Grote on Mar 27, 2017 at 16:03

Banks and miners weigh on FTSE 100 after US president Donald Trump's defeat over healthcare reform, casting doubt over his agenda.

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