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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

Mining dividend recovery slips under the radar

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 17, 2017 at 06:00

FTSE 100 dividend growth has been robust in the first half, boosted by miners and weak sterling. Can the momentum continue?

Diageo needs to splash cash wisely, says Train

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 15, 2017 at 13:05

Star fund manager Nick Train is monitoring his top position Diageo after its buy of George Clooney’s tequila brand for $700 million.

Next slumps as analysts warn of 'Kodak moment'

by Daniel Grote on Aug 15, 2017 at 12:47

Shares in Next tumble to bottom of FTSE 100 as Berenberg draws parallels between clothing retailer and camera maker's woes.

Hargreaves Lansdown eyes slice of £2.4 trillion prize

by Daniel Grote on Aug 15, 2017 at 11:13

New chief executive Chris Hill says platform is in 'pole position' to take a larger slice of savings and investment market.

How to tap into Japan’s new growth phase

by Joshua Thurston on Aug 15, 2017 at 07:00

Fund managers warn investors not to overlook investment opportunities amongst Japanese exporters.

Miton retains top spot in income fund rankings

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 14, 2017 at 15:56

Miton UK Multi Cap holds on to top billing in study of income funds compiled by wealth managers Sanlam.

Liontrust poaches Kames Capital bond stars

by Gavin Lumsden, Yoosof Farah, James Phillipps on Aug 11, 2017 at 09:26

Liontrust, the specialist investment group, is to launch its first mainstream bond funds after lifting David Roberts and Phil Milburn from rival Kames Capital.

Income manager Message resurfaces at Legal & General

by Selin Bucak on Aug 09, 2017 at 09:45

Stephen Message managed the Old Mutual UK Equity Income fund until the end of last year.

Investors pull £10bn from Standard Life's Gars fund

by Daniel Grote on Aug 08, 2017 at 12:01

Investors have withdrawn a net £10.2 billion from the UK's largest fund over the last year as performance has slumped.

Soaring Next leads FTSE higher on sales relief

by Daniel Grote on Aug 03, 2017 at 15:10

Next rallies after reporting return to sales growth, while fall in pound drives FTSE 100 higher.

Woodford pick Purplebricks slips after BBC probe

by Danielle Levy on Aug 03, 2017 at 14:00

BBC investigation into consumer complaints dents soaring share price of online estate agent Purplebricks, backed by fund manager Neil Woodford.

Forget Super Thursday, when will the Bank sell its bonds?

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 02, 2017 at 12:44

M&G bond supremo Richard Woolnough believes a reversal of the post-Brexit vote cut in interest rates tomorrow will not be as dramatic as unwinding the Bank's corporate bond-buying spree.

Government wants UK patient capital fund to back British start-ups

by Dylan Lobo on Aug 02, 2017 at 08:45

The Treasury has proposed a national investment fund following a review into the lack of sustained support for British companies and the implications of Brexit.

AA share price crash latest blow to Neil Woodford

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 02, 2017 at 07:11

Fund manager hit by third stock upset after AA Group fires executive chairman Bob Mackenzie for gross misconduct and lowers full-year forecasts.

BMO sets out to discover emerging market ‘small caps’

by Terri-Ann Williams on Aug 01, 2017 at 10:38

Recovery in emerging markets prompts BMO Global Asset Management to launch fund focused on smaller companies in world's fastest growing economies.

Aberdeen and St James's Place top 'dog' fund list

by Daniel Grote on Jul 31, 2017 at 14:37

Study finds Aberdeen runs most assets in underperforming funds, followed by St James's Place, which offers only UK equity 'dog' fund.

Woodford backs AstraZeneca after Mystic crash

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 28, 2017 at 17:00

Star fund manager Neil Woodford says ‘febrile’ stock market completely over-reacted to AstraZeneca's setback in Mystic drugs trial.

Lloyds hikes dividend despite compensation blow

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 27, 2017 at 10:58

A further £1.1 billion in insurance mis-selling costs and a £283 million mortgage borrower compensation scheme dent bank's half-year profits.

Top Woodford stock AstraZeneca dives on drug blow

by Daniel Grote on Jul 27, 2017 at 10:25

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, Neil Woodford's top holding, slumps after key lung cancer drug fails trial.

Threadneedle: we were ready for Brexit panic

by Danielle Levy on Jul 27, 2017 at 07:57

A year after property funds suspended trading Don Jordison remains ‘bitterly disappointed’ but says recovery has ‘embarrassed’ some investors.

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