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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

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.

'The biggest speculative bubble markets have seen'

by Joshua Thurston on Mar 27, 2017 at 10:16

Allianz Strategic Bond manager Mike Riddell believes investors are too optimistic about the impact of US president Donald Trump on markets.

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.

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