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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.


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

Investment Trust Watch: the rush for UK mid cap

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 28, 2015 at 15:07

A turbulent week takes another twist as investors snap up investment trusts focused on medium-sized British companies.

Fidelity Asian Values dumps Slater & Gordon shares

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 28, 2015 at 09:13

Investment trust slashes new holding in Australian law firm after its shares plunge over links to Quindell, the controversial UK claims processor.

Investment Trust Tips: Canaccord's 4 contrarian calls

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 27, 2015 at 14:22

Alan Brierley of Canaccord Genuity identifies 'compelling' funds for investors prepared to brave the stock market with a long-term bet.

Bond managers take action as investors rush to exit

by Rob Griffin on Aug 27, 2015 at 11:46

Bond managers are putting safeguards in place as prospect of interest rate rises prompts investors to sell.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: my portfolio can't cope!

by Dumb Investor on Aug 26, 2015 at 09:00

If we really are entering an emerging markets crisis, my portfolio looks ill-prepared for the turbulence.

Investment Trust Watch: Black Monday bargains

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 25, 2015 at 17:21

(Update) Investment trust bargain hunters move in after yesterday's rout with funds of star Asia manager Hugh Young in focus.

Investment Trust Watch: Asia turmoil adds to Aberdeen’s woes

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 21, 2015 at 14:21

Three investment trusts run by Aberdeen Asset Management enter our ‘cheap’ list as the pressure on Asia Pacific funds grows.

Miton Worldwide Growth's exit plans could kill or cure trust

by James Carthew on Aug 20, 2015 at 08:00

Trust has offered shareholders an easier exit in bid to boost size, but plan carries risks, says James Carthew.

FTSE slumps on persistent China fears

by Daniel Grote on Aug 19, 2015 at 09:43

FTSE 100 in red on China fears, as central bank pumps cash into stock market in sign of worries over capital outflows.

BlackRock World Mining plans to raid reserves for divi

by Daniel Grote on Aug 17, 2015 at 12:14

Investment trust says it is prepared to use revenue reserves to keep 2015 dividend at last year's 21p level.

Investment Trust Watch: 'cheap' emerging markets

by Daniel Grote on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:44

Discounts widen on emerging market funds after China's shock currency move. Plus, tiny property trust surges 130% in one day.

Richard Buxton takes top job at Old Mutual Global Investors

by Charles Walmsley on Aug 12, 2015 at 11:23

Citywire AAA-rated manager will continue to run Old Mutual UK Alpha fund alongside new chief executive role.

Investors pull £4bn from M&G as tide turns against bonds

by Daniel Grote on Aug 11, 2015 at 13:39

Fund group, which runs some of the UK's biggest bond funds, blames 'change in investor sentiment away from fixed income'.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: emerging markets nightmare

by Dumb Investor on Aug 10, 2015 at 16:28

Nothing has held back my portfolio more than the lumbering performance of emerging markets. It's time I bit the bullet.

UK income stars buy Barclays after ousting of boss

by Daniel Grote on Aug 10, 2015 at 12:52

Citywire AAA-rated James Lowen and Clive Beagles add Barclays to their JOHCM UK Equity Income fund for first time in five years.

Evy Hambro gets a helping hand on BlackRock Gold & General

by Chris Sloley on Aug 07, 2015 at 14:41

Natural resources specialist appointed co-manager on £670 million fund run by Evy Hambro.

Investment Trust Watch: Woodford keeps flying

by Daniel Grote on Aug 07, 2015 at 11:54

Neil Woodford's Patient Capital trust has got off to a flying start, and is now up by nearly 20% since launch.

Investing in retirement: why it's not just about income

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 06, 2015 at 11:20

Figures from Hargreaves Lansdown show that while traditional income investments still hold sway, retirees aren't ignoring growth.

10 stocks that could spring a dividend surprise

by Jonathan Yarker, Daniel Grote on Aug 04, 2015 at 15:18

We asked 10 leading UK fund managers for the stocks they believe could deliver better-than-expected dividends.

Aberdeen woes deepen as Asia funds branded 'dogs'

by Daniel Grote on Aug 03, 2015 at 15:05

Two of Aberdeen Asset Management's popular Asia funds feature in Tilney Bestinvest's Spot the Dog study of underperfoming funds.

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