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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

Alliance Trust overhaul: how the managers stack up

by Daniel Grote on Jan 20, 2017 at 13:27

As shareholders prepare to vote on an overhaul of Alliance Trust's approach, we look at the track record of the men picked to run it.

Pearson delivers Train more pain as shares crash

by Daniel Grote on Jan 18, 2017 at 10:44

Latest in string of profit warnings for publisher sends shares diving, delivering another blow to star fund manager Nick Train.

Investment Trust Watch: Lindsell Train veers off track

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 13, 2017 at 17:11

Lindsell Train has dropped 9% this year. Are shares in the UK's top performing but most expensive investment trust coming off the boil?

Numis: our New Year investment trust tips

by Danielle Levy on Jan 12, 2017 at 00:01

Lindsell Train, Witan, Woodford Patient Capital and BlackRock Income Strategies loom large in Numis' annual investment trust review.

Winterflood: investment trust tips for 2017

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 10, 2017 at 12:37

Looking for inspiration for your investment trust portfolio? Winterflood Securities has published the annual review of its recommendations.

Income heavyweights predict nasty shock for rivals

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 06, 2017 at 11:45

James Lowen and Clive Beagles say rival managers clustered around 'defensive' stocks could be hit by a strengthening of the move towards 'cyclical' shares.

Neptune's Burnett: why value is back in Europe

by Dalvinder Kular on Jan 04, 2017 at 16:35

Manager of Neptune European Opportunities explains why the fund was one of Europe's best performers last year.

M&G launches all-weather 'absolute return' funds

by Daniel Grote on Jan 04, 2017 at 13:30

Group targets cautious investors with two funds designed make money whatever stock market conditions prevail in the years ahead. 

Winning odds: 2016’s top investment trusts

on Dec 28, 2016 at 00:01

The investment trust winners who rode their luck in an action-packed year.

Will equity markets 'catch a cold' in 2017?

by Shunil Roy-Chaudhuri on Dec 22, 2016 at 12:05

While James Henderson sings the praises of a 'new economy', Bruce Stout and Peter Ewins highlight their concerns about global debt.

The managers backing a golden era for value stocks

by James Carthew on Dec 22, 2016 at 07:00

Could this be the start of a great rotation into value stocks? Marten & Co director James Carthew puts forward the case.

Trust managers back banks to perform in 2017

by Danielle Levy on Dec 20, 2016 at 07:00

Investment trust managers say it is time for financials to shine, following a challenging seven years.

Smooth operators: 10 top funds that avoid a rocky ride

by Danielle Levy on Dec 19, 2016 at 07:00

Broker Tilney Bestinvest has highlighted 10 market-beating funds offering a less volatile ride than the index.

Investment Trust Watch: 2016 brings bargains galore

by Daniel Grote on Dec 16, 2016 at 14:33

As the year draws to a close, we review 2016's investment trust opportunities and how those flagged in this column have panned out.

Buy, Sell, Hold: bye-bye BH Macro

by Danielle Levy on Dec 15, 2016 at 07:00

Don't miss our last round-up of investment trust analyst comments and recommendations for 2016.

Harry Nimmo steps back from global small cap fund

by Selin Bucak on Dec 14, 2016 at 08:42

Standard Life Investments' smaller company star leaves £391 million global fund to its co-manager to focus on his two main UK funds.

Brexit & biotech scupper Edinburgh Worldwide's year

by Michelle McGagh on Dec 13, 2016 at 11:41

Shares in Edinburgh Worldwide investment trust are up just 3.3% this year despite 27% rally for global smaller companies.

Investors strive to bridge the UK technology gap

by Danielle Levy on Dec 09, 2016 at 11:20

A new fund to find the next generation of UK tech stocks is backed by Neil Woodford and Legal & General. We ask, where are other investors looking?

Richard Woolnough: UK market losing out to US

by Danielle Levy on Dec 08, 2016 at 16:15

UK's capital markets are becoming less important, says M&G bond fund manager who believes a wave of cash will lift US bonds.

Why the income party is over for small and mid caps

by Danielle Levy on Dec 01, 2016 at 17:13

Neptune's Robin Geffen says the ‘free lunch’ is over for income investors who have relied on bond proxies or small and medium-sized companies to drive performance.

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