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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

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. 

Troy reaches for global yield with income fund for Harries

by Danielle Levy on Oct 17, 2016 at 07:00

Troy Asset Management has launched a global income fund for ex-Newton Global Income manager James Harries.

Investment Trust Watch: Hawksmoor's Brexit bargains

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 14, 2016 at 18:19

This week we look at the trades a pair of professional investment trust investors undertook in the chaotic post-Brexit vote market.

Finsbury Growth prepares to join £1bn trust club

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 13, 2016 at 17:17

Nick Train's Finsbury Growth & Income trust has marked its approaching £1 billion market valuation with a small cut in fees. We look at the club it's joining. 

Bank of Japan: the world's biggest ETF investor

by Robert St George on Oct 12, 2016 at 00:01

Japanese markets have been thrown into uncertainty by the Bank of Japan’s £46 billion annual investment in exchange-traded funds.

Why courage is key for contrarian investing

by Shunil Roy-Chaudhuri on Oct 11, 2016 at 07:00

Three fund managers discuss what it takes to be a successful investor and the pros and cons of going against the market.

Investment Trust Watch: tasty discounts to EAT

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 07, 2016 at 15:18

There are good pickings for investors in Europe and Asia as the weak pound continues to boost returns from outside the UK.

FTSE races towards record high as pound drops

by Daniel Grote on Oct 07, 2016 at 11:28

FTSE 100 eyes all-time high, boosted by fall in pound, still heavily down on the day despite recovery from overnight 'flash crash'.

Investment Trust Watch: Riverstone rocks as Opec crumbles

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 30, 2016 at 17:23

A spike in the oil price throws the spotlight on Riverstone Energy, up 48% this year and still 'compelling' value, according to one investor.

How property trusts braved the Brexit storm

by Robert St George on Sep 30, 2016 at 00:01

We assess prospects for high-yielding property investment trusts, which fared better than rival open-ended funds after the Brexit vote.

Buy, sell, hold: two top trusts for equity income

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 29, 2016 at 00:01

Our monthly roundup of analyst tips and comments on investment trusts, including Finsbury Growth & Income and Diverse Income.  

Investment Trust Insider: issue 32 out now!

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 28, 2016 at 11:03

Exclusive interview with Tom Slater of Scottish Mortgage Trust, how property trusts braved Brexit plus analysts' tips and comments.

Standard Life Investments to reopen £2.6bn property fund

by Dylan Lobo on Sep 26, 2016 at 15:22

UK Real Estate fund was the first of many to suspend dealing after the Brexit vote took its toll on the property sector.

Investment Trust Watch: Europe & Japan trusts shine

by Daniel Grote on Sep 23, 2016 at 14:10

It was a strong week for Japanese and European investment trusts, but some of them still look 'cheap'.

Aberdeen and Baillie Gifford trusts cut charges

by Daniel Grote on Sep 20, 2016 at 14:06

Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies and Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon become latest investment trusts to cut management charges.

Funds Focus: Woodford leads the way after Brexit

by Daniel Grote on Sep 19, 2016 at 16:49

Neil Woodford cements his performance record with a strong Brexit recovery, while property continues rebound.

AIM to cut tax with these stock and fund picks

by David Kempton on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:52

Experienced private investor David Kempton is confident enough about markets to take advantage of tax breaks for AIM funds and stocks.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell on Sep 19, 2016 at 05:01

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Shawbrook, Xeros Technology, PageGroup and RM.

Investment Trust Watch: did SVG just get out of jail?

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 16, 2016 at 15:59

It's been an eventful week for investment trust share prices following the hostile £1 billion bid for SVG Capital on Monday.

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