Free What Investment guide to investment trusts for income launched

News | Markets | 1 Apr 2015

Free What Investment guide to investment trusts for income launched

Regularly on this site and in our magazine, we discussed how several of the sectors which have been a traditional haven for investors whose priority is income, notably, banks, supermarkets, oil companies and mining stocks, could all very easily be put in the doghouse by private investors right now.

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British Assets Trust changes name and manager, and vows to adopt a multi-asset approach to turnaround dismal performance 

British Assets Trust changes name and manager, and vows to adopt a multi-asset approach to turnaround dismal performance 

News | Funds | 1 Apr 2015

The £489 million fund known since 1978 as the British Assets Investment Trust, is now managed by Blackrock’s Adam Ryan, having been taken away from Phil Doel at F&C, and the new manager has vowed to improve the performance of the fund by moving away from the reliance on UK equities and focus more on multi-asset investments.

Liontrust: The best way to invest to protect yourself from the fall in sterling as the general election looms 

Liontrust: The best way to invest to protect yourself from the fall in sterling as the general election looms 

News | Markets | 1 Apr 2015

Stephen Bailey, manager of the Liontrust Macro UK Growth fund, believes that the direction of travel for sterling in the coming year is rather predictable, and has outlined the strategy investors should employ to capitalize on the movement in the currency.

Mark Barnett: The 8 FTSE 100 stocks I have bought this year 

Mark Barnett: The 8 FTSE 100 stocks I have bought this year 

News | Funds | 31 Mar 2015

Celebrating his first calendar year since succeeding Neil Woodford at the helm of the giant Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income fund, Mark Barnett has revealed the FTSE 100 stocks he has been buying of late.

Why Samsung shares are no longer an attractive investment, by top fund manager 

Why Samsung shares are no longer an attractive investment, by top fund manager 

News | Funds | 31 Mar 2015

Tom Walker, manager of the Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust, has disclosed for What Investment the reasons behind his decision to sell his shares in mobile phone giant Samsung. 

Revealed: The three best AIM stocks for Inheritance Tax planning investors in 2015 

Revealed: The three best AIM stocks for Inheritance Tax planning investors in 2015 

News | Shares & trading | 30 Mar 2015

George Godber manager of the high performing Miton UK Value Opportunities fund, has revealed for What Investment readers the three AIM stocks he believes offer most potential for investors eager to use the AIM market as a vehicle for Inheritance Tax Planning. 

Henderson: The three best stocks for UK ISA income investors in 2015 

Henderson: The three best stocks for UK ISA income investors in 2015 

News | Funds | 30 Mar 2015

David Smith, manager of the Henderson High Income Trust (LON:HHI), which has a current yield of 4.7 per cent, believes that investors in Vodafone can expect the dividend of the telecoms company to rise in the coming year

Artemis: The three best UK stocks for investors to own as sterling falls

Artemis: The three best UK stocks for investors to own as sterling falls

News | Funds | 27 Mar 2015

Simon Edelsten, manager of the Artemis Global Select fund, which has returned 55 per cent since launch in 2011, compared to 42 per cent for the average fund in the IA Global Equity sector in the same period, believes that sterling is on a downward trajectory but that there are several stocks that can help investors protect themselves from the consequences. 

Gervais Williams: The best stocks for UK income investors right now

Gervais Williams: The best stocks for UK income investors right now

News | Funds | 27 Mar 2015

Veteran UK fund manager Gervais Williams has revealed the stocks he is buying for income right now. 

The seven ages of investment

The seven ages of investment

Magazine | Running your portfolio | 27 Mar 2015

It has long been an investment shibboleth that your asset allocation mix should change over time. 

Proceed with caution when it comes to emerging markets

Proceed with caution when it comes to emerging markets

Magazine | Equities | 27 Mar 2015

A private investor casting his gaze upon the markets at present is faced with a horrendous series of puzzles, with election risk, interest rate risk and geopolitical risk all being factors. 

Stephanie Flanders: The best way for investors to protect themselves from a UK interest rate rise

Stephanie Flanders: The best way for investors to protect themselves from a UK interest rate rise

News | Markets | 26 Mar 2015

Stephanie Flanders, the former BBC economics editor who is now chief market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management has outlined the ways UK investors can protect themselves from rising interest rates in the coming years.

Hargeaves Lansdown: The three best shares for your 2015 ISA 

Hargeaves Lansdown: The three best shares for your 2015 ISA 

News | Funds | 25 Mar 2015

Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown has revealed for What Investment the three stocks he believes are best for ISA investors right now. 

Fund supermarket exit charges are 'archaic' 

Fund supermarket exit charges are 'archaic' 

News | Funds | 25 Mar 2015

Nick Curry, founding partner at fund supermarket RPlan has told What Investment that platform exit charges and customer service needs to be radically changed, with the current practices in the industry being archaic. 

Take a profit on your Tesco shares if you can, counsels top fund manager

Take a profit on your Tesco shares if you can, counsels top fund manager

News | Shares & trading | 25 Mar 2015

The recent appreciation in the share price of Tesco is a signal for investors who are in a position to take a profit, according to Charles Luke, manager of the 575 million Murray income trust, which has a yield of over 4 per cent. 

Harry Nimmo: The two UK Smaller companies I have bought this month 

Harry Nimmo: The two UK Smaller companies I have bought this month 

News | Funds | 25 Mar 2015

Harry Nimmo, the veteran and high-performing manager of the £1.148 billion Standard Life UK Smaller Companies fund, has revealed the stocks he has been buying and selling over the past month. 

 

Sterling could have a 'nasty time' in the coming years and is not a 'safe haven' says manager of fund with a 6.7 per cent yield 

Sterling could have a 'nasty time' in the coming years and is not a 'safe haven' says manager of fund with a 6.7 per cent yield 

News | Funds | 24 Mar 2015

Ian Francis, the veteran manager of the New City High Yield Bond fund, believes that investors should focus on diversifying away from sterling in the coming year.