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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

Mobius reveals comeback with emerging markets fund

by Daniel Grote on Feb 20, 2018 at 15:08

Emerging markets guru says he is not finished in investment management, announcing plans for fund launch at the age of 81.

Jupiter's Darwall: strong City is key to Brexit success

by Daniel Grote on Feb 20, 2018 at 13:12

Star European fund manager and Brexit backer says City's strength should give UK government confidence as it negotiates EU exit.

HSBC drags down FTSE as profit disappoints

by Daniel Grote on Feb 20, 2018 at 11:54

Profits more than double at Europe's biggest bank but that isn't enough to satisfy investors who had been hoping for more.

FTSE takes breather after downbeat Benckiser

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 19, 2018 at 10:58

UK stock market rally pauses after after consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser issues cautious outlook in its annual results.

Fidelity taps into Select 50 buy list with Balanced fund launch

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 16, 2018 at 07:00

Fund group launches Select 50 Balanced fund for investors on its platform, tapping into its buy list of favoured funds.

Sell Unilever as rates rise? No chance, says Train

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 14, 2018 at 15:30

Nick Train leaps to the defence of consumer staples stocks like Unilever, as bond market sell-off unnerves some investors.

The funds that dived and thrived in the sell-off

by Daniel Grote on Feb 13, 2018 at 14:11

It's a month since the FTSE 100 hit its all-time high, and it's been downhill since. We round up how funds have performed.

Dividend hunter Message bets big on banks

by Daniel Grote on Feb 12, 2018 at 13:19

Stephen Message, manager of 4.7% yielding Legal & General UK Equity Income fund, says UK stock market 'on brink of a new era'.

FTSE dips as US rebounds from correction

by Daniel Grote on Feb 09, 2018 at 15:15

FTSE 100 falls while US markets rebound following yesterday's slump into correction territory.

Market sell-off sparks ETF trading spike

by Danielle Levy on Feb 08, 2018 at 12:57

iShares recorded significant trading volumes on Tuesday, as markets around the world continued to sell off.

FTSE fights backs as bulls hunt for bargains

by Daniel Grote on Feb 07, 2018 at 16:33

FTSE 100 recovery gathers strength, with strong US open helping blue-chip stocks erase the bulk of yesterday's losses.

Cash-rich fund managers look to exploit slump

by Daniel Grote on Feb 07, 2018 at 15:41

Fund managers who had built up cash levels as markets rallied are now looking to pick up bargains after the sell-off.

Scottish Mortgage leads trust rebound after sell-off

by Daniel Grote on Feb 07, 2018 at 10:16

Investment trusts were among the hardest hit by the heavy sell-off that started the week, but have bounced back strongly today.

FTSE lifts from lows as US markets stage fightback

by Daniel Grote on Feb 06, 2018 at 14:45

Volatile open to US markets sees Dow Jones plunge at the open before clawing back losses, helping FTSE 100 to lift from lows.

Woodford: I won't compound error by selling Capita

by Daniel Grote on Feb 05, 2018 at 13:20

Neil Woodford admits Capita has been a 'poor investment' but says selling now would be 'almost impossible to justify'.

Aberdeen Standard and Fidelity top 'dog fund' list

by Daniel Grote on Feb 05, 2018 at 12:25

Aberdeen Standard Investments tops online stockbroker Bestinvest's regular study of underperforming funds.

FTSE slumps into the red as global sell-off strengthens

by Daniel Grote on Feb 05, 2018 at 10:20

FTSE 100 follows other global markets into the red, as fears over higher inflation and interest rates sparks another bond sell-off.

Bond market sell-off? Give me some credit!

by Danielle Levy on Feb 02, 2018 at 10:33

The government bonds sell-off could worsen, but other areas of the fixed income market, such as credit, present opportunities, says TwentyFour.

Pharma is right to be scared of Amazon and Buffett

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 02, 2018 at 10:01

Fund manager Alison Porter says the 'trepidation' from healthcare companies at Amazon and Warren Buffett's move onto their turf is justified.

Best-selling funds: Terry Smith takes the top spot

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 01, 2018 at 16:20

Hargreaves Lansdown, Bestinvest and Fidelity have revealed the top selling funds on their platforms in 2017.

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