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

Mid-cap star Ashton Bradbury to retire from Old Mutual

by Dylan Lobo, Gavin Lumsden on Sep 23, 2014 at 17:10

Bradbury had a strong record in UK small and medium-sized companies although retail investors lost him to the hedge fund world in recent years.

Miners add to FTSE's Tesco woes as gold and silver slump

by Daniel Grote on Sep 22, 2014 at 12:00

FTSE 100 firmly in the red as supermarkets slump on Tesco bombshell while miners suffer from dive in gold and silver prices.

Tesco tumbles on probe into overstated profits

by Daniel Grote, Dylan Lobo on Sep 22, 2014 at 09:28

Supermarket suspends executives as it warns market first-half profits were overstated by £250 million.

Tulloch disappointed at 'no' vote on Scottish independence

by David Sandham on Sep 19, 2014 at 16:12

Fund manager Angus Tulloch says the Scottish referendum was a 'great day for democracy' even if independence wasn't achieved.

Going, going gone! 10 investment trust stories you may have missed

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:44

Catch up on this summer's investment trust events with our roundup of news, analyst comments and director dealings.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: Scottish threat to my stocks

by Dumb Investor on Sep 17, 2014 at 14:35

I'm worried the market is complacent about the referendum, but my Scottish stocks are too good to sell.

Buying opportunity beckons in Scottish trusts

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 12, 2014 at 16:16

Scotland the brave? Share price weakness in some of the investment trusts in Scotland may be creating a buying opportunity.

Ruffer: the Japan love affair didn’t last long, did it?

by Robert St George on Sep 10, 2014 at 14:38

Managers of the £325 million Ruffer investment trust continue to express optimism about Japanese shares, despite the wider investor flight from them.

How Scottish independence affects investment trusts

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 10, 2014 at 12:31

There are 41 investment trusts incorporated in Scotland that might need to move south to avoid the extra costs and uncertainty of independence.

How to position your portfolio for an interest rate rise

by Jennifer Hill on Sep 06, 2014 at 09:00

With most experts predicting an interest rate rise late this year or early next, here's how fund managers are preparing their portfolios.

Threadneedle's Brazier gets his alpha male chance at Investec

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 04, 2014 at 11:08

Simon Brazier, the Citywire A-rated Threadneedle fund manager, is taking a team to Investec to run high energy 'alpha' funds.

Angus Tulloch in fresh rallying cry for Scottish independence

by Daniel Grote on Aug 28, 2014 at 15:23

First State's veteran Asia fund manager makes another foray into debate on independent Scotland.

5 top investment trust picks from wealth managers

by Daniel Grote on Aug 21, 2014 at 07:00

Five wealth managers reveal their favourite investment trusts they recommend to clients.

Japan is cheap but can it regain investors' trust?

by Dylan Lobo on Aug 19, 2014 at 15:13

Our man in Japan reports back from an economy at a crossroads. Shares are cheap but investors are wary of a value trap.

Citywire Fund Selection: M&G Recovery under review

by Jonathan Miller on Aug 19, 2014 at 13:18

Jonathan Miller, Citywire's head of research, explains the latest changes to his team's list of fund recommendations.

Phoenix Hawksmoor Vanbrugh

by Frank Talbot on Aug 14, 2014 at 16:11

Emerging market sweet spot raises Phoenix Hawksmoor Vanbrugh fund’s game.

Ruffer duo warn over strong pound

by Robert St George on Aug 11, 2014 at 13:57

Ruffer Investment Company managers have 25% exposure to US dollar on fears of pound's 'frailties'.

Douglas Brodie's small revolution at Edinburgh Worldwide

by Jennifer Hill on Aug 07, 2014 at 12:19

Triggered by discount concerns, veteran trust Edinburgh Worldwide now has a smaller company mandate and has been thoroughly overhauled by new manager Douglas Brodie.

Old Mutual UK Alpha

on Aug 06, 2014 at 11:47

Against the tide: the contrarian fund investors

by Jennifer Hill on Aug 05, 2014 at 12:00

Contrarian investing isn't just about identifying oversold shares - some fund pickers also like to stand out from the crowd.

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