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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: Fidelity's special value

by Gavin Lumsden on May 06, 2016 at 15:46

Is smaller company star Alex Wright’s Fidelity Special Values a bargain that won’t go away? Find out in our weekly round-up.

Income star Harrison walks away from investment

by Dylan Lobo on May 05, 2016 at 13:09

Leigh Harrison, a Citywire AAA-rated manager of the £3 billion Threadneedle UK Income fund, calls time on his 32-year career.

Investment Trust Watch: Japan star going 'cheap'

by Daniel Grote on Apr 22, 2016 at 11:50

Choppy Japanese stock market throws up opportunity in top-performing investment trust focused on the country.

Your 10-chart guide to asset allocation in 2016

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 21, 2016 at 08:00

This month's Investment Trust Insider underlines the importance of diversifying your savings in order to cope with an uncertain world.

Murray International gets to core of investors' dilemma

by James Carthew on Apr 19, 2016 at 15:10

Underperforming global investment trust illustrates the choice facing investors: run for cover or settle for anaemic growth?

Investment Trust Watch: Foreign & Colonial fights on

by Daniel Grote on Apr 15, 2016 at 11:45

The UK's oldest investment trust is also one of the most committed to share buy-backs, but is struggling to fight a widening discount.

Ruffer: ‘bipolar’ markets close to ‘tipping point’

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 15, 2016 at 09:19

The Ruffer investment trust had a decent March but the health of financial markets is giving its managers plenty to fret about.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: a huge hole in my portfolio

by Dumb Investor on Apr 14, 2016 at 17:05

While trying to steer my disparate collection of stocks towards a proper asset allocation, I've ignored one crucial area.

Liontrust gets its paws on European manager Olly Russ

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 11, 2016 at 09:52

Citywire A-rated European income fund manager Olly Russ joins Liontrust as Argonaut Capital, the boutique he co-founded, restructures.

Investment Trust Watch: jumpy Japan looks 'cheap'

by Daniel Grote on Apr 08, 2016 at 12:12

Japanese investment trusts have seen their discounts widen, but brace yourself for a turbulent stock market and currency.

Investment Trust Watch: first quarter winners & losers

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 01, 2016 at 19:03

It’s been a tough start to the year but for investment trust investors the first three months have presented challenges and opportunities.

Miners drive FTSE higher as Yellen sends dollar diving

by Daniel Grote on Mar 30, 2016 at 10:39

Mining stocks race higher as US Federal Reserve chair surprises markets with dovish tone, boosting riskier assets.

Nicer ISA: Citywire’s fund picks for 2016

by Jonathan Miller on Mar 29, 2016 at 17:32

Jonathan Miller, Citywire’s head of research, selects his favourite funds run by some of the country’s most experienced fund managers.

FTSE falls as Next warns of toughest year since crisis

by Daniel Grote on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:11

Next highlights bleak plight of retailers, warning year ahead could be 'the toughest we have faced since 2008', weighing on FTSE 100.

David Kempton: five funds for a bear market

by David Kempton on Mar 23, 2016 at 15:26

Our columnist has his annual brainstorm with the Hawksmoor investment team and returns with a handful of fund tips.

Sainsbury's bags Home Retail, miners drag FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Mar 21, 2016 at 16:34

Sainsbury's shares rally as supermarket handed clear run at Home Retail takeover following Steinhoff's withdrawal from the race.

Investment Trust Watch: Pershing poleaxed by Valeant

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 18, 2016 at 16:48

Things go from bad to worse for activist investor Bill Ackman and his hedge fund Pershing Square whose shares plunged this week. 

Miners lift FTSE as dollar dives against pound

by Daniel Grote on Mar 17, 2016 at 17:35

Interest rate comments by central banks on either side of the Atlantic cause dollar to tumble, boosting commodities and miners.

Panmure upgrades BlackRock World Mining to 'buy'

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 16, 2016 at 11:43

Broker's analyst says battered mining fund is over the worst and could yield more than 5% even after a cut to its dividend.

Mining rout hits FTSE as Antofagasta scraps dividend

by Daniel Grote on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:21

Mining stocks tumble as Antofagasta cancels final dividend following 56% profits slide, weighing on FTSE 100.

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