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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

Imagination helps small caps buck falls on sale plans

by Daniel Grote on Jun 22, 2017 at 16:20

Chip maker helps small cap stocks buck wider market falls, after announcing it has put its entire business up for sale.

Neptune's Martin warns on ‘dangerous’ housebuilders

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 22, 2017 at 10:18

Neptune UK equity manager Mark Martin has criticised income funds for piling into housebuilders, a sector he says faces multiple problems.

Provident plunge hits Woodford, Barnett and Darwall

by Daniel Grote on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:45

Big name fund managers Neil Woodford, Mark Barnett and Alexander Darwall hit by plunge in shares of doorstep lender Provident Financial.

10 fund managers consistently beating the competition

by Frank Talbot on Jun 21, 2017 at 07:42

We explore the Citywire database to highlight the 10 fund managers that consistently leave their rivals in the shade.  

Sterling falls, FTSE slips as UK faces ‘moment of truth’

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 20, 2017 at 14:34

George Soros, billionaire speculator who ‘broke the Bank of England’ in 1992, predicts Brexit could be reversed if economic damage is too high.

French small caps will be big winners from Macron

by Dalvinder Kular on Jun 20, 2017 at 08:46

Citywire AAA-rated fund manager Caroline Gauthier believes business-friendly agenda of president Macron will be good for France's smaller companies.

FTSE rallies 1% as tech rebounds, Macron wins big

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 19, 2017 at 17:30

Brexit fears set aside as US technology stocks rally and Europe lifted by French president Macron's electoral success.

Liontrust adds £10m to Charles Stanley recovery play

by Dylan Lobo on Jun 16, 2017 at 09:39

Liontrust fund managers more than double their stake to over 10% as wealth manager turns round under chief executive Paul Abberley.

Mark Barnett: UK politics ‘in a mess’ but I’m OK

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 15, 2017 at 15:38

Invesco Perpetual equity income fund manager loses his Citywire rating after a difficult year but remains positive on post-election markets.

Stealey: US rate rise will highlight bond risks

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 14, 2017 at 13:23

UK interest rates may be stuck at all-time lows but the US is raising rates, a trend bond investors need to beware, says JPMorgan’s Iain Stealey.

Strong pound hits FTSE as ’mid caps’ rebound

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 13, 2017 at 17:05

FTSE 100 falls despite global recovery in tech stocks. Outsourcer Capita leads strong performance by small domestic stocks.

AXA's investment pioneer Jim Stride to retire

by Loukia Gyftopoulou on Jun 13, 2017 at 07:30

Jim Stride, manager of the AXA Distribution fund, has called time on a 41-year career. His strategy for cautious investors continues to show resilience in the face of volatility.

Tech sell-off hits FTSE as sterling slide continues

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 12, 2017 at 13:07

Rally in oil and energy stocks can't prop up FTSE 100 weighed down by falling tech stocks. Pound slips further in post-election uncertainty.

Neil Woodford: I still feel positive about the UK

by Danielle Levy on Jun 12, 2017 at 12:11

Star fund manager Neil Woodford says a hung parliament is not all bad news for the UK stock market and economy.

What the general election shock means for stocks

by Daniel Grote, Danielle Levy, Gavin Lumsden on Jun 09, 2017 at 14:39

Fund managers believe Tories' failure to win a majority could lead to another election and a second EU referendum, weighing on some areas of the stock market.

Woodford stock Halosource dives on cash crunch

by Daniel Grote on Jun 09, 2017 at 10:13

Clean water technology company owned by Neil Woodford says it will run out of cash at end of month as key investor fails to get green light from Chinese authorities.

Schroders hands Marriage's fund to Biermann

by Daniel Grote on Jun 08, 2017 at 10:08

Luke Biermann will take over Schroders UK Dynamic Smaller Companies fund ahead of Paul Marriage's departure.

Timber! Activist investor wants to take axe to Phaunos

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 08, 2017 at 07:00

LIM Advisors calls on investors to vote against continuation of Phaunos Timber saying recovery of its portfolio has not increased investor demand.

ISA increase lifts fund sales to record £4.9bn

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 05, 2017 at 00:00

Sales of open-ended funds hit an all-time high in April as investors took advantage of a rise in the annual ISA allowance to £20,000.

The Accumulator: tough week for pound as polls tighten

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 02, 2017 at 15:47

The prospect of a hung Parliament saw sterling retreat while FTSE 100 modestly extended its impressive 12-month gains.

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