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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.


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

Investment Trust Watch: tiny Aurora's big 'discount'

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:28

Is Aurora the cheapest investment trust on the planet? The UK's former worst-performing fund is certainly one of the most interesting.

AAA-rated Martin Cholwill: why I'm bullish on oil majors

by Jonathan Yarker on Aug 17, 2016 at 16:27

BP and Shell offer dividend yields of over 7% but should maintain pay-outs given the five-year forecast for oil prices, says income manager.

Murray International powers back on 'Brexit' bounce

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 17, 2016 at 11:51

Emerging markets revival and slump in the pound help Bruce Stout's trust deliver a smashing six-month return after difficult few years.

Income star stubs out tobacco on 'safe haven' fears

by Daniel Grote on Aug 16, 2016 at 13:30

Artemis Global Income manager Jacob de Tusch-Lec says top performing 'defensive' shares vulnerable to a correction. 

Miners surge as investors shrug off record BHP loss

by Daniel Grote on Aug 16, 2016 at 11:02

BHP Billiton reports record $6.4 billion loss but that doesn't faze investors, who welcome signs commodity price free-fall is over.

RIT cuts pound and shares, buys gold on 'Brexit'

by Daniel Grote on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:43

Global investment trust chairman Lord Rothschild says capital preservation crucial as geopolitical conditions worsen.

4 stocks the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on Aug 15, 2016 at 05:00

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Restore, UDG Healthcare, APC Technology and Centaur Media. 

Investment Trust Watch: small cap trusts look 'cheap'

by Daniel Grote on Aug 12, 2016 at 16:29

Diverse Income and River and Mercantile Micro Cap both look 'cheap' in the aftermath of the 'Brexit' vote.

BlackRock World Mining cuts dividend after 92% rebound

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 12, 2016 at 15:20

BlackRock World Mining Trust has been the recovery story of 2016 after last year's 'near-death experience'. Can it continue? 

Miners drop on fresh China slowdown fears

by Daniel Grote on Aug 12, 2016 at 12:32

Slowing growth of world's top metals consumer knocks mining shares, while Restaurant Group surges after boss is ousted.

Beagles doubles Brewin Dolphin stake on bid belief

by Jonathan Yarker on Aug 12, 2016 at 11:20

JOHCM UK Equity Income managers Clive Beagles and James Lowen believe wealth manager could be a bid target after 'Brexit' vote.

The Expert View: Persimmon, AstraZeneca and Informa

by Daniel Grote on Aug 12, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of fund manager commentary on shares, also including Inchcape and Restaurant Group.

Funds Focus: small companies rally, Fundsmith flies

by Daniel Grote on Aug 11, 2016 at 07:00

Welcome to Funds Focus, our new regular feature examining the movers and shakers in the open-ended funds world.

Scottish Oriental: 'we are in capital preservation mode'

by James Phillipps on Aug 09, 2016 at 07:00

Managers of Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies investment trust are wary of the rally that has lifted Asian stock markets this year.

5 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on Aug 08, 2016 at 05:00

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring BBA Aviation, Huntsworth, Origin Enterprises, WH Smith and Judges Scientific.

The managers worst hit by the 'Brexit' funds sell-off

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 05, 2016 at 16:47

Investors pulled a record £3.5 billion from funds in June, and figures from Morningstar show which were worst hit.

Interest rate cut won't solve our problems, says Spreadbury

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 03, 2016 at 16:28

Bank of England is expected to cut interest rates tomorrow but the move could just encourage people to save more, says bond fund manager.

Troy's Brooke weathers 'Brexit' and tops income buy list

by Dylan Lobo on Aug 01, 2016 at 17:18

Troy Trojan Income fund shoots to top of rankings after manager Francis Brooke successfully weathered the 'Brexit' vote.

M&G cements place on 'dog' list as giant fund enters

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 01, 2016 at 16:42

M&G has seen another heavyweight fund branded a 'dog' in Tilney Bestinvest's Spot the Dog study of underperforming funds.

Woodford Patient Capital bolsters board with double hire

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2016 at 16:00

Investment trust veterans Alan Hodson and Carolan Dobson have been appointed to the board of Woodford Patient Capital.

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