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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.


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

Woodford buys more Capita despite dividend threat

by Daniel Grote on Jan 19, 2018 at 16:12

Woodford Investment Management says cut to Capita dividend can't be ruled out as heavy share price fall sees the yield reach 8.4%.

New Year cheer: 10 managers starting 2018 on a high

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 18, 2018 at 16:38

We highlight 10 fund managers rising up the Citywire ratings and starting the year on the front foot.

Burberry and Pearson falls hit FTSE and Train

by Daniel Grote on Jan 17, 2018 at 14:15

Luxury brand and educational publisher fall to bottom of FTSE 100, dealing blow to big fund manager backer Nick Train.

Provident sell-off strengthens as analyst sounds alarm

by Daniel Grote on Jan 17, 2018 at 11:57

Shares in Provident Financial tumble to bottom of FTSE 250 for second day in a row as Liberum warns the risks are 'still too great'.

Capita and Provident falls hit Woodford and Barnett

by Daniel Grote on Jan 16, 2018 at 10:22

Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett holdings Capita and Provident Financial fall on loss of contract and consumer credit problems.

The fund managers hit by Carillion's collapse

by Daniel Grote on Jan 15, 2018 at 16:22

Fund managers had been dumping Carillion's stock in their droves last year, but some were still hit by today's collapse.

Tax cuts and tech: a potent mix for this tobacco stock

by Danielle Levy on Jan 12, 2018 at 11:53

Jupiter fund manager Stuart Cox highlights impact of Trump's tax cuts on Altria as it plans US roll-out of revolutionary new tobacco product.

Marks and Spencer and Tesco drag FTSE from high

by Daniel Grote on Jan 11, 2018 at 11:34

Retailers drag the FTSE 100 off all-time high on mixed results over the crucial Christmas trading period.

Terry Smith bags £8m as Fundsmith profit rockets

by Dylan Lobo on Jan 09, 2018 at 11:33

Profit at Terry Smith's investment firm more than quadrupled in 2017 to £14.2 million as assets under management surged beyond £10 billion.

How the latest shake-up to finance rules affects you

by Danielle Levy on Jan 08, 2018 at 15:41

We may be leaving the European Union, but not before new investment rules shake up financial services. Here's how 'Mifid II' affects investors.

Mothercare slump adds to UK retail woes

by Daniel Grote on Jan 08, 2018 at 10:44

Profit warning from baby goods retailer adds to fears over plight of UK consumer following Debenhams slump last week.

Emerging markets veteran Mark Mobius calls it a day

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 05, 2018 at 17:19

Eighty-one-year old founder of Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust is to retire after more than 40 years as a fund manager.

Bruised bears stick to guns after punishing 2017

by Daniel Grote on Jan 05, 2018 at 16:10

Bearish fund managers have been punished hard by markets riding at all-time highs. But fund managers at Sanditon aren't shifting their stance.

Sentimental fervour for 'safe' stocks waning, says Rhodes

by Chris Sloley on Jan 02, 2018 at 08:00

M&G Global Dividend manager Stuart Rhodes is pinning his hopes on investors adopting a more 'rational' approach in 2018.

Six investment themes to look out for in 2018

by Danielle Levy on Jan 02, 2018 at 07:34

Global stock markets performed remarkably well in 2017 but are unlikely to be so kind this year, say fund managers.

Woodford's firm nets £22.9m profit in six months

by James Phillipps on Dec 22, 2017 at 07:00

Neil Woodford's fund group, co-owned with chief executive Craig Newman, pays £12.7 million in dividends in six months to end of March.

FTSE fun: the stock market tickers that tickle us

by Michelle McGagh on Dec 21, 2017 at 07:00

Some companies use their stock market ticker to raise a smile. Here are some of our favourites.

Christmas crackers: 10 managers on the up this month

by Daniel Grote on Dec 19, 2017 at 17:18

Our regular roundup of the Citywire ratings takes a look at fund managers on the rise this festive season.

Old Mutual boosts FTSE on funds sale

by Daniel Grote on Dec 19, 2017 at 10:04

Financial services group rises to top of FTSE 100 after agreeing £600 million sale of part of its funds business.

Capita slumps as hopes of 2018 recovery fade

by Daniel Grote on Dec 14, 2017 at 10:13

Troubled outsourcer heaps more woes on big backers Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett with subdued update.

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