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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

Why the income party is over for small and mid caps

by Danielle Levy on Dec 01, 2016 at 17:13

Neptune's Robin Geffen says the ‘free lunch’ is over for income investors who have relied on bond proxies or small and medium-sized companies to drive performance.

BH Macro offers to buy back its shares and wind up

by David Campbell on Nov 29, 2016 at 10:22

BH Macro, the investment company offering access to the Brevan Howard hedge fund, proposes 100% tender offer and possible wind-up.

Why Scottish Mortgage is sad at 40% Skyscanner return

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 28, 2016 at 16:43

The £1.4 billion sale of flight search website is a let-down for trust that backed the 'unicorn' in January. Longer-term investors are pleased though.

Zero to hero: 10 of the year's top turnaround funds

by Daniel Grote on Nov 25, 2016 at 14:42

We highlight 10 of the funds that have bounced back strongly this year, surging from the bottom to the top of their sectors.

The Great Bank Recovery: does Brexit trump Trump?

by Michelle McGagh, Gavin Lumsden on Nov 22, 2016 at 17:19

Bank shares are cheap but which are good value? Even fans of financials disagree as US and European monetary policies diverge. 

10 funds that could thrive under president Trump

by Daniel Grote on Nov 21, 2016 at 00:45

Donald Trump's shock victory has already shaken up markets. Here are some of the funds which could perform under his presidency.

Ruffer: inflation could hit 10% in five years

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 16, 2016 at 00:01

Zimbabwean-style hyper inflation is not on the horizon but the stars are aligning for sustained rise in cost of living, says Ruffer's Steve Russell.

Chancellor on flight path to ‘helicopter money’

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 15, 2016 at 09:42

Capital Gearing Trust warns of hike in infrastructure spending taking UK further into unconventional monetary policy and higher inflation.

‘Alice in Wonderland’ bankers set to be Trumped

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 15, 2016 at 00:01

Fund manager Richard Buxton believes Donald Trump’s election victory could be just what is needed to curb central bankers’ power.

Investment Trust Watch: what Donald did for discounts

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 11, 2016 at 17:13

Donald Trump's stunning victory generated lots of buying and selling of investment trusts shares. But which are the bargains?

M&G High Income investors offered switch to JPMorgan Elect

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 10, 2016 at 12:05

M&G Investments won't offer a successor when 'split cap' trust reaches end of its 20-year life next March.

David Kempton: 5 share tips for 'Trexit'

by David Kempton on Nov 10, 2016 at 00:01

Experienced private investor David Kempton reveals three shares he bought after Donald Trump's election victory and two more on his radar.

Investment Trust Watch: tables turn on cheap and dear funds

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 07, 2016 at 17:40

Equity income and investment company hedge funds look unloved while emerging market and private equity funds are back in favour.

4 stocks the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on Nov 07, 2016 at 05:01

A round-up of trades by UK fund managers featuring Thomas Cook, Saga, Harvest Minerals and Bodycote.

Crispin Odey warns FTSE 100 could crash 80%

by Dylan Lobo on Nov 03, 2016 at 00:01

Ultra-bearish hedge fund manager believes UK is set for a double whammy of a recession and inflation.

Investment Trust Watch: why I sold Perpetual Income

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 28, 2016 at 16:26

F&C trust picker Peter Hewitt explains why he reduced Mark Barnett's Perpetual Income trust in a post-Brexit reshuffle of his portfolios. 

Mark Barnett and the funds army betting on BAT-Reynolds

by Michelle McGagh, Gavin Lumsden on Oct 28, 2016 at 10:52

British American Tobacco's £38 billion bid for Reynolds American hasn't set its shares alight. We reveal the fund investors hoping for the best.

US-weighted global trusts shrug off election fears

by Danielle Levy on Oct 28, 2016 at 07:01

Global growth and income investment trusts are not worried by their big exposures to the US before next month's presidential election.

Investment Trust Watch: the hidden gem in UK Income

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 21, 2016 at 17:18

Discounts have widened on a several popular UK Equity Income trusts but there is one at Invesco Perpetual that is particularly eye-catching.

Sweet 16: good value investment trust winners!

by Michelle McGagh, Gavin Lumsden on Oct 20, 2016 at 14:26

Analysts at Canaccord Genuity identify 16 investment trusts with lower charges and better performance than equivalent open-ended funds. 

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