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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

Woodford Patient faces relegation in FTSE reshuffle

by Michelle McGagh, Daniel Grote on May 25, 2018 at 14:49

Woodford Patient Capital set for relegation to 'small cap' status with shares having lost a quarter of their value since launch.

Birrell warns private equity party drawing to a close

by Michelle McGagh on May 25, 2018 at 11:33

Citywire A-rated manager reduces private equity exposure after strong performance that he says has left fewer opportunities.

St James's Place makes raft of fund manager changes

by William Robins on May 25, 2018 at 08:52

National advice group changes managers on a number of major strategies, including £3 billion Balanced Managed and £1.2 billion Alternative Assets funds.

Passive investing won't always keep you on the right track

by Michelle McGagh on May 24, 2018 at 14:49

While passive investors are spared the extreme highs and lows of active funds, returns can vary widely even within the same market.

Barnett eyes revival and 'refines' unquoted portfolio

by Daniel Grote on May 23, 2018 at 16:09

Manager of Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income funds believes his process 'will come back strongly' after poor performance.

Charles Stanley drops Woodford from fund buy list

by Daniel Grote on May 22, 2018 at 10:57

Online stockbroker flags concerns over Woodford Equity Income's investment in 'earlier-stage businesses'.

Patience pays off for fund managers as Ocado rockets

by Daniel Grote on May 21, 2018 at 15:56

Fund managers who stuck with Ocado through the lean times have been vindicated, with the shares up 250% in six months.

Oil and dollar rally a perfect storm for emerging markets

by Michelle McGagh on May 21, 2018 at 11:23

Emerging markets have suffered as the oil price and the dollar have risen, but not all are affected equally.

Jupiter's Chatfeild-Roberts: why we sold Woodford

by Danielle Levy, Daniel Grote on May 18, 2018 at 15:30

Head of £6.9 billion Jupiter Merlin fund range points to profit-taking, wobbles for key holdings and working environment.

L&G launches 'Girl fund' targeting gender diversity

by Michelle McGagh on May 18, 2018 at 13:03

The index fund will invest in companies that ensure female representation on boards and in the workforce.

Neptune's Smith takes over India fund as Desai exits

by Yoosof Farah on May 18, 2018 at 10:30

Kunal Desai is leaving Neptune for a rival fund firm, handing his India fund to top Latin America manager Tom Smith.

Small cap stars buoyed by Ocado's surge on US deal

by Daniel Grote on May 17, 2018 at 17:00

Shares in Ocado soar 43% after online supermarket signs deal with US giant Kroger, providing further boost to star fund manager backers.

M&G hands Standard Life biggest fund crown with Brexit transfer

by Daniel Grote on May 16, 2018 at 15:55

M&G's transfer of £34 billion held by overseas investors to Luxembourg will see Standard Life Investments' Gars fund overtake M&G Optimal Income as UK's biggest.

Argentina crisis sparks emerging market fears

by Daniel Grote on May 15, 2018 at 13:27

Argentina's currency has been in freefall as the country goes cap-in-hand to the IMF. Could its problems spill over to other emerging markets?

Jupiter switches manager as Corporate Bond fund lags

by Michelle McGagh on May 14, 2018 at 16:49

Rhys Petheram will work alongside Talib Sheikh in multi-asset role as he hands over lagging Jupiter Corporate Bond fund to Harry Richards and Adam Darling.

Peter Hargreaves rockets into Rich List top 50

by David Campbell on May 14, 2018 at 07:00

Peter Hargreaves, founder of online stockbroker Hargreaves Lansdown, has leapfrogged his way up the 2018 Sunday Times Rich List.

The Accumulator: oil helps put FTSE back in black

by Danielle Levy on May 14, 2018 at 00:00

The FTSE 100 has overcome a challenging first quarter, with a 12% rally in the past seven weeks leaving it up just 2% for the year to date.

Independent Horizon deals small blow to Woodford & Barnett

by Danielle Levy on May 11, 2018 at 15:48

Shares in Horizon Discovery, a life sciences company backed by fund managers Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett, sold off after Abcam withdrew bid offer.

Majedie hires ex-BlackRock duo Wharrier & Sattar

by Hamza Ali, Danielle Levy on May 11, 2018 at 12:38

Majedie has reunited former BlackRock UK equity managers Mark Wharrier and Imran Sattar to replace Chris Reid.

Threadneedle to move €7bn European assets out of UK

by Hamza Ali on May 10, 2018 at 09:00

Fund manager Columbia Threadneedle Investments will move up to €7 billion (£6.12 billion) of money held by EU investors from London to Luxembourg.

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