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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

Polar Capital tech team join robotics fund race

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 17, 2017 at 07:31

Citywire-rated technology fund managers at Polar Capital are latest to launch an artificial intelligence fund tapping into the rise of robots.

Investors treating UK’s biggest fund unfairly, says Burdett

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 16, 2017 at 12:56

The underperforming £23 billion Standard Life Investments Global Absolute Returns Strategy (Gars) fund is being ‘penalised’ by investors who do not understand it, says fund picker Rob Burdett.

Ruffer: banks will protect us if we're wrong about inflation

by Dylan Lobo on Oct 12, 2017 at 12:50

Jonathan Ruffer says his funds group's heavy exposure to banks should provide protection if big inflation call turns out wrong.

GAM veteran Andrew Green to retire from funds

by Dylan Lobo on Oct 12, 2017 at 10:36

One of the UK's longest serving fund managers will take a back seat from the start of next year.

Eye on ETFs: the Catalan factor in European bonds

by Robert St George on Oct 11, 2017 at 07:00

Separatist uproar has rocked the Spanish bond market, affecting investors in European fixed income exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Jupiter Merlin sells £300m Woodford fund stake

by Dylan Lobo on Oct 10, 2017 at 13:47

Jupiter Merlin multi-manager team sells £300 million position in Woodford Equity Income fund after poor performance.

Lindsell Train buys Hargreaves for Global fund

by Daniel Grote on Oct 10, 2017 at 13:25

Nick Train and Michael Lindsell add Hargreaves Lansdown to Lindsell Train Global Equity fund, the first new buy for the portfolio since 2015.

Banks lead FTSE higher on soft Brexit hopes

by Daniel Grote on Oct 10, 2017 at 10:43

Banks boost FTSE on Credit Suisse upgrades on prospect of 'soft' Brexit, while shares in Domino's Pizza soar.

Fund manager Artemis pulls plug on 'Vodka Revs' bar bid

by David Campbell on Oct 09, 2017 at 07:15

Artemis has pulled its previous support for a planned takeover of embattled vodka bar chain Revolution.

Trusts, funds & trackers battle it out in AJ Bell awards

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 05, 2017 at 10:06

Investors on AJ Bell platform pick their favourite funds across 15 sectors. We run through the results.

Tesco unveils first dividend since accounting crisis

by Daniel Grote on Oct 04, 2017 at 10:16

Supermarket chain will pay 1p interim dividend, its first payout in three years, after 27% jump in first-half profits.

Japanese election time: time to vote passive?

by Robert St George on Oct 04, 2017 at 08:44

Shinzo Abe wants to be voted back in. With history suggesting this is a buy signal for Japanese shares, we look at the different exchange traded funds (ETFs) that are available.

Terry Smith cleans up as investors snub UK funds

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 03, 2017 at 15:34

Top-performing Fundsmith Equity fund continues to top the sales charts, as retail fund sales hit a record August high.

Fidelity overhauls fund charging with performance link

by Daniel Grote on Oct 03, 2017 at 13:00

Fund giant will introduce new charging structure entitling it to higher fees when funds outperform but with charges cut if they lag the market.

'So what if Facebook goes up?' Newton's Clay sticks to his knitting

by Loukia Gyftopoulou on Oct 02, 2017 at 12:30

Newton's giant Global Income fund has had a year in the doldrums as tech stocks have led the market, but manager Nick Clay is sanguine.

How much do top fund managers chop and change?

by Hamza Ali on Oct 02, 2017 at 11:00

Citywire examines how rigidly some of the most consistent fund managers adhere to a 'buy and hold' strategy.

Falling pound drives FTSE higher as UK growth slows

by Daniel Grote on Sep 29, 2017 at 16:05

Data shows UK economy growing at slowest pace in four years, sending the pound lower.

'Nervous' star Asia investor hoards cash

by Chris Sloley on Sep 29, 2017 at 09:00

'This is the first time I have been nervous' says leading Asian investor Tom Naughton, as he hikes cash position in his fund.

Banks prop up FTSE on Trump tax bump

by Daniel Grote on Sep 28, 2017 at 10:28

Banks continue to rally as US president Donald Trump unveils ambitious plans to slash corporate and individual taxes.

Fidelity’s Wright: how I bounced back from Brexit

by Hamza Ali on Sep 28, 2017 at 10:14

Alex Wright, the Citywire A-rated manager of Fidelity Special Situations, reveals how he experienced the worst quarter of his career after the EU referendum.

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