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Schroders: There is a '40 per cent chance' of recession in the UK following latest GDP data 

Schroders: There is a '40 per cent chance' of recession in the UK following latest GDP data 

News | Markets | 27 Jul 2016

The UK economy grew by 0.6 per cent in the second quarter of this year, according to data released by the Office of National Statistics this morning.

Exclusive: Old Mutual's Richard Watts writes for What Investment on why Brexit  won't lead to a UK recession 

Exclusive: Old Mutual's Richard Watts writes for What Investment on why Brexit  won't lead to a UK recession 

News | Markets | 27 Jul 2016

Richard Watts, manager of the Old Mutual UK Mid Cap Fund, explains why, he believes, consumer confidence will play an essential role in the aftermath of the Brexit vote.

The FTSE 250 stock I've bought since Brexit, by investor with a 6 per cent yield

The FTSE 250 stock I've bought since Brexit, by investor with a 6 per cent yield

News | Funds | 27 Jul 2016

Simon Gergel, who runs the £621 million Merchants Investment trust has revealed the one FTSE 250 stock he has bought for income since the EU referendum result.

Why I've been buying more gold since Brexit, by top investor 

Why I've been buying more gold since Brexit, by top investor 

News | Markets | 26 Jul 2016

Gareth Lewis, chief investment officer at Tilney Bestinvest, which oversees more than £11 billion of assets, has revealed the reasons why he is putting more cash into gold right now.

How we are investing £200 million in UK property for best returns since Brexit, by top investor

How we are investing £200 million in UK property for best returns since Brexit, by top investor

News | Funds | 26 Jul 2016

Chris Hills, chief investment officer at Investec Wealth and Investment, has revealed that over the past year-and-a-half he has moved around £200 million into alternative property investments, and out of traditional property funds. 

Nick Train: The FTSE 100 stock I keep buying more of because it can 'accelerate' its growth for years to come

Nick Train: The FTSE 100 stock I keep buying more of because it can 'accelerate' its growth for years to come

News | Funds | 26 Jul 2016

Star fund manager Nick Train, whose £922 million Finsbury Growth and Income fund has returned 12 per cent over the past year, compared to a loss of 1.37 per cent for the average trust in the AIC UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has asserted that consumer goods giant Unilever can accelerate its growth in the years ahead

The FTSE 100 stock I've bought for when US interest rates rise, and the one I've sold. by top investor

The FTSE 100 stock I've bought for when US interest rates rise, and the one I've sold. by top investor

News | Funds | 25 Jul 2016

Simon Edelsten, manager of the top-performing Mid Wynd Investment Trust, has revealed the FTSE 100 stock he has bought in expectation of profit when US interest rates rise.

Schroders: Investors should expect UK interest rates to be cut in August, and an end to 'austerity'

Schroders: Investors should expect UK interest rates to be cut in August, and an end to 'austerity'

News | Markets | 25 Jul 2016

With a slug of economic data released last week painting a profoundly negative picture of the post-EU referendum UK economy, investors should expect interest rates to fall next month and for the policy of government ‘austerity’ to ease, according to Azad Zangana, senior european economist at Schroders.

Neil Woodford: The one IPO I've bought shares in this month for Patient Capital Investment Trust

Neil Woodford: The one IPO I've bought shares in this month for Patient Capital Investment Trust

News | Funds | 25 Jul 2016

Star fund manager Neil Woodford, has revealed the one new stock he has bought over the past month for the Patient Capital Investment Trust.

Exclusive: The three best global technology stocks to buy today, by manager of the £4 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment trust

Exclusive: The three best global technology stocks to buy today, by manager of the £4 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment trust

News | Funds | 22 Jul 2016

Tom Slater, co-manager of the £4 billion Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, which has returned 104 per cent over the past five years, compared to 48 per cent for the average trust in the AIC Global sector, has revealed the three technology stocks on which he is most keen right now.

Exclusive: The two best technology funds for investors to buy today

Exclusive: The two best technology funds for investors to buy today

News | Funds | 22 Jul 2016

Darius McDermott, managing director at Chelsea Financial Services, has revealed the two technology funds he prefers for investors today.

Why Saga shares can be a top income investment for years to come, by investor of £1.25 billion

Why Saga shares can be a top income investment for years to come, by investor of £1.25 billion

News | Shares & trading | 22 Jul 2016

Tom Moore, who runs the £1.25 billion Standard Life UK Equity Income Unconstrained fund, which has returned 63 per cent over the past five years, compared to 52 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has asserted that Saga shares have the capacity to provide sustainable income for years to come.

Why I've sold my BP and Shell shares in the wake of Brexit, by investor with a 7.6 per cent yield

Why I've sold my BP and Shell shares in the wake of Brexit, by investor with a 7.6 per cent yield

News | Shares & trading | 22 Jul 2016

Chris Wright, who runs the Premier Optimum Income fund, which has a yield of 7.6 per cent, has revealed the reasons why he has sold his shares in oil giants BP and Shell.

Why I think Tesco shares are dramatically undervalued, by top investor

Why I think Tesco shares are dramatically undervalued, by top investor

News | Shares & trading | 21 Jul 2016

Tristan Chapple, a director of the Aurora Investment trust, has revealed the reasons why he he has a substantial investment in the shares of troubled UK supermarket group Tesco.

Three reasons to invest in the logistics industry 

Three reasons to invest in the logistics industry 

News | Markets | 21 Jul 2016

The logistics industry is a highly competitive market, worth billions worldwide and full of
many great opportunities. There are many different freight, courier and other companies 
under the remit of logistics, which all offer the chance for investors to increase their personal
finances.

Long-term growth in the courier industry 

Long-term growth in the courier industry 

News | Markets | 21 Jul 2016

The courier industry has seen strong growth in the past five or so years, as the sector expands and adapts to the ever-changing market. For investors with an interest in couriers, it has largely been a positive time as many have prospered alongside the internet age.