Citywire for Financial Professionals
Share this page:
Stay connected:


Citywire Selection

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

Fund managers tip stocks for special dividends

by Jonathan Yarker on Nov 20, 2014 at 08:00

With special dividends set to hit £18.9 billion for the year, here are the stocks fund managers are tipping as the next to pay out.

M&G's Dobell on Quindell: 'We made a mistake'

by Danielle Levy on Nov 19, 2014 at 15:23

(Update: adds analyst exit news) M&G Recovery manager Tom Dobell has said he regrets backing  insurance claims processor Quindell.

Quindell ousts founder as investors bail out

by Dylan Lobo, Gavin Lumsden on Nov 18, 2014 at 09:25

Rob Terry leaves the claims processor after controversial share dealings angered investors, including fund managers Fidelity and Miton.

Ruffer: brace yourself for more volatility

by Jonathan Yarker on Nov 17, 2014 at 14:22

The managers of Ruffer Investment Company expect more turbulence as stock markets adjust to the end of an easy money era in the US.

Top Trusts: what I bought in Japan this month!

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:03

Gavin Lumsden reports on the latest investment in his Top Trust portfolio. This video was recorded last week before today's news from Japan.

Nigel Thomas tops up on Shell and spends Shire winnings

by Daniel Grote on Nov 13, 2014 at 16:49

Thomas sold Shire before its takeover by AbbVie collapsed and believes Shell has 'recovery potential'.

Where next for BlackRock World Mining?

by Jeff Salway, Daniel Grote on Nov 13, 2014 at 15:22

The London Mining disaster has thrown the spotlight onto the trust's use of royalty contracts.

Hargreaves' Wealth 150 shrinks amid shortage of stars

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 12, 2014 at 13:56

'There is no shortage of funds available to UK investors, just a shortage of good ones,' says Hargreaves.

Why I'm avoiding shares in house builders

by Jonathan Yarker on Nov 12, 2014 at 11:15

Royal London's top-rated equity income fund manager Martin Cholwill fears house builders could face political risk before the election.

British Assets reinvents itself as the pensioner's friend

by James Carthew on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:02

James Carthew looks at British Assets investment trust's aim to tap into the £9 billion retirement market created by the pension freedom reforms.

Is Scottish Mortgage Trust really a technology fund?

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 07, 2014 at 14:51

Half-year results illustrate how focused this leading global fund is on technology as an investment theme.

Jupiter's Bezalel: China's slowdown is gathering pace

by Matthew Goodburn on Nov 06, 2014 at 15:30

Bond fund manager says investors are too complacent about the slowdown in China and has bought more government bonds.

River & Mercantile 'micro cap' trust won't grow too big

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 04, 2014 at 18:09

Smaller company star to run the new River and Mercantile UK Micro Cap Investment Company that will be capped at £100 million.

Ditch the coal and go green, says Jupiter's Thomas

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 04, 2014 at 17:00

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report spells out why investors are increasingly avoiding fossil fuel stocks, says Charlie Thomas of the Jupiter Ecology fund.

5 shares the pros are buying

by David Campbell on Nov 03, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time we look at Debenhams, Fuller’s, Crest Nicholson, Boohoo and Pressure Technologies.

Finally! Government redeems First World War bonds

by Daniel Grote on Oct 31, 2014 at 15:16

Government will redeem bond issued by Winston Churchill in 1927 to refinance First World War debts.

Investment Trusts: buy, sell, hold

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 30, 2014 at 10:51

Find out where the chips are falling this month, in our roundup of analyst recommendations, director dealings and other investment trust news.

FTSE rises on hopes Fed will stay dovish

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 16:12

(Update) Hopes that the US Federal Reserve won't be in any rush to raise interest rates sends stocks higher.

5,000% return?! The trusts I should have bought

by James Carthew on Oct 28, 2014 at 13:11

As Citywire columnist James Carthew chalks up 30 years of working in investment, he looks at the trusts that have delivered over that time.

Brazil stocks and trusts tumble after Rousseff win

by Daniel Grote on Oct 27, 2014 at 15:13

(Update) Leftist president's re-election sends Brazilian stocks and Latin American investment trusts falling.

Sorry, this link is not
quite ready yet