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The good investment guide

Citywire Selection is our guide to the best investments around. Whether you're investing in an ISA or a pension, saving for the short term or long term, we'll help you make the most of your money. Find out more about how (and why) to use Citywire Selection.


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

BlackRock shuts Evy Hambro’s small company mining fund

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 15:55

Firm says small Mining Opportunities fund suffered large withdrawals by investors and had shrunk below £1 million.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: I'm Russian for returns

by Dumb Investor on Apr 17, 2014 at 15:01

I'm making what could be my most adventurous investment yet, braving the Crimean crisis to buy a Russian investment trust.

Bill McQuaker: 3 funds for big company returns

by Daniel Grote on Apr 16, 2014 at 15:18

Funds expert Bill McQuaker picks his favourite funds investing in big household names.

Beagles & Lowen sell Aberdeen shares 'reluctantly'

by Chris Sloley on Apr 14, 2014 at 15:42

JOHCM's James Lowen and Clive Beagles made several changes to their UK Equity Income fund last month in response to market uncertainty.

Annuity shake-up could boost demand for investment trusts

by Max Skjönsberg on Apr 14, 2014 at 13:25

Fund management group BlackRock thinks the Budget's pension reforms could increase pensioners' use of investment trusts.

Ruffer dismisses Japan naysayers

by Robert St George on Apr 10, 2014 at 15:29

Managers of the Ruffer investment trust argue that the case for Japan has not been dented by the country’s consumption tax rise.

Little or large stocks? How the experts are investing

by Anna Dumas on Mar 28, 2014 at 14:10

Five wealth managers reveal whether the opportunities presented by little or large UK companies are exciting them most.

Standard Life buys Ignis and goes ‘super clean’

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 26, 2014 at 11:19

Standard Life shares leap 6% after investment group buys Ignis Asset Management and launches counter attack in fund price war.

Lessons learned: veteran investor Richard Peirson's 5 top tips

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 25, 2014 at 00:01

Richard Peirson this month celebrates 20 years of running the AXA Framlington Managed Balanced fund.

Should strategic bond funds resist the lure of high yield?

by Robert St George on Mar 21, 2014 at 13:52

Strategic bond managers can invest in a wide range of fixed interest stocks. They've done well from holding risky high yield bonds but is it time they locked in some profits?

Why I like RIT's cautious approach to growing wealth

by James Carthew on Mar 21, 2014 at 13:37

The same factors that have held back RIT Capital Partners investment trust in the short term make it appealing over the long term, says investment trust expert James Carthew.

Budget gives fund managers £6bn business opportunity

by Dylan Lobo, Max Skjönsberg on Mar 20, 2014 at 16:58

While insurance shares flounder, the prospects for big UK fund managers look rosier following the Budget pension reforms.  

ISA 2014: 6 UK fund tips for your stocks & shares ISA

by Chris Marshall on Mar 18, 2014 at 16:47

Want to put money in a stocks & shares ISA but don't know which funds to choose? Here are six suggestions of funds investing in the UK.

Liontrust boss cites ‘dash to trash’ to defend recent performance dip

by Eleanor Lawrie on Mar 13, 2014 at 15:48

Liontrust CEO John Ions says his funds tend to prefer quality assets, which were out of favour last year.

M&G’s Woolnough: buy bonds the day rates rise

by James Phillipps on Mar 12, 2014 at 08:35

Leading bond fund manager is in favour of rising interest rates as it would be a bullish statement on the economy.

Dickie Hodges: now is the time to hedge interest rate rise risk

by Dylan Lobo on Mar 11, 2014 at 09:11

L&G Investments' Dynamic Bond Trust manager urges investors to ditch the low rate mind-set

Tony Lanning: my five big asset allocation calls

by Robert St George on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:52

Manager who joined JP Morgan last year divulges the five themes driving his Fusion funds.

Citywire Selection ISA review: eight in, seven out

by Jonathan Miller on Mar 06, 2014 at 15:31

We've added eight funds and removed seven in our six-monthly review of Citywire Selection. Who made the cut?

What Hargreaves takes, fund managers grab back

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 04, 2014 at 14:28

The price cuts Hargreaves Lansdown has negotiated for its Wealth 150 'Plus' funds show the investment industry has a lot to change. 

Hargreaves reveals low charge fund deals in price war

by Dylan Lobo, Gavin Lumsden on Mar 02, 2014 at 09:24

Hargreaves Lansdown opens a new phase in the fund supermarket price war by naming 39 funds where it has negotiated lower annual charges.  

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