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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

Government venture capital trust to spearhead £20bn investment ‘action plan’

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 22, 2017 at 16:02

Chancellor revives idea of launching a venture capital investment trust through the British Business Bank as part of plans to unleash capital for cutting-edge start-ups.

House builders hit by Hammond's planning crackdown

by Daniel Grote on Nov 22, 2017 at 14:45

Chancellor cracks down on house builders snapping up planning permissions but failing to build.

Citywire ratings: small cap stars rise up the ranks

by Daniel Grote on Nov 17, 2017 at 12:29

We highlight 10 fund managers moving up the Citywire ratings, including a host of small cap big-hitters.

Reality bites for fantasy fund manager Manek

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 17, 2017 at 07:59

Fantasy fund manager competition winner Jayesh Manek is to close his perennially underperforming fund after 20 years.

Mark Barnett: what questions would you like to ask him?

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 15, 2017 at 17:02

Invesco Perpetual income fund manager Mark Barnett is coming in for two video interviews next week. Here is your chance to suggest some questions.

Investment Trust Insider: issue 43 of your free e-zine out now!

by Jennifer Hill on Nov 15, 2017 at 15:25

We assess the strength of UK equity income trust dividends, Neil Hermon’s 15 years on Henderson Smaller Companies and whether private equity has more to offer?

Bank bull Woodford buys Barclays and RBS

by Shunil Roy-Chaudhuri, Daniel Grote on Nov 15, 2017 at 12:52

Manager who once shunned banks underlines his bullishness on the sector by revealing investments in Barclays and RBS.

US group WisdomTree swoops on ETF Securities

by Daniel Grote on Nov 13, 2017 at 15:55

US exchange-traded fund provider buys bulk of UK's ETF Securities business for $611 million.

Baillie Gifford to close £10bn pension fund range

by Daniel Grote on Nov 10, 2017 at 16:29

Group switching savers into retail funds, giving private investors chance to access Scottish Mortgage strategy in an open-ended fund.

Time to buy UK domestic stocks on crisis lows?

by Daniel Grote on Nov 09, 2017 at 15:08

UK domestic stocks are trading at their lowest rating since the financial crisis, offering compelling value to some fund managers.

M&G and Royal London veteran managers to retire

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 09, 2017 at 13:39

M&G and Royal London veteran fund managers Richard Hughes and Derek Mitchell announce retirement, as M&G's Aled Smith set to leave group.

Train hit by Burberry slump on costly luxury push

by Daniel Grote on Nov 09, 2017 at 10:45

Shares in luxury clothing maker, a longstanding favourite of star manager Nick Train, fall on costly plans to move further upmarket.

Hedge fund attacks Woodford Patient's top holding

by Daniel Grote on Nov 08, 2017 at 14:33

Hedge fund Kerrisdale launches short-selling attack on Prothena, the top holding in the Woodford Patient Capital investment trust.

Like drugs? Try this new ETF for beaten-up biotech

by Robert St George on Nov 07, 2017 at 12:19

Biotech share prices are down in the dumps and a new exchange-traded fund may provide a timely entry point.

Fever-Tree soars after fifth profit upgrade in a year

by Daniel Grote on Nov 07, 2017 at 11:19

Shares in drinks mixer maker jump 10% as they stage next leg of rally that has taken them more than 1,000% higher since flotation three years ago.

AXA taps into millennial trends with digital economy fund

by Terri-Ann Williams on Nov 02, 2017 at 11:30

AXA Framlington Global Technology manager Jeremy Gleeson will run new fund focusing on smartphone use and millennials.

Terry Smith launches sustainable fund for institutions

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 01, 2017 at 08:00

Strong performance of mandate Smith has been running for Comic Relief inspires launch of sustainable fund for institutional investors.

Tech trusts lead FTSE higher as US powers on

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 27, 2017 at 14:42

Scottish Mortgage and investment trusts exposed to tech titans and buoyant US economy dominate FTSE leader boards, while Spain's crisis fails to detract from a rally in Europe.

The active US fund that impressed a passive investor

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 27, 2017 at 10:34

Seven Investment Management is a big fan of index-tracking funds but it believes it has found one active fund that might beat the US stock market.

Weak pound continues to drive dividend bonanza

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 24, 2017 at 14:37

Income investors have struck gold this year as the lowly pound boosts the value of overseas income for UK companies. Don't expect the big increases to last, however.

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