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The latest fund launches, manager moves and research into investment companies

Why now is the time to invest in emerging markets, by veteran investor

Why now is the time to invest in emerging markets, by veteran investor

29 Apr 2016

David Jane, multi-asset portfolio manager at Miton, has revealed the reasons why he has started to invest in emerging markets once again.

Nick Train: The FTSE 250 stock I think looks 'exceptional value' right now

Nick Train: The FTSE 250 stock I think looks 'exceptional value' right now

28 Apr 2016

Nick Train, manager of the £2.1 billion Lindsell Train UK Equity fund, which has returned 92 per cent over the past five years, compared to 36 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK All Companies sector in the same time period, has revealed the UK mid cap stock he thinks looks exceptional value right now.

BlackRock: The areas of the UK small-cap market investors should shun right now 

BlackRock: The areas of the UK small-cap market investors should shun right now 

27 Apr 2016

Dan Whitestone, co-manager of the BlackRock Throgmorton Investment Trust, which both buys UK small cap stocks and short-sells shares he believes will fall in price, has revealed the sectors of the small cap market that should be avoided right now.

Why UK bank shares are a poor investment right now, by veteran investor  

Why UK bank shares are a poor investment right now, by veteran investor  

26 Apr 2016

Michael Clements, manager of the Oyster Continental European Selection fund amongst other mandates, has outlined the reasons why he won’t invest in European banks right now.

Standard Life's Harry Nimmo: The UK Smaller company shares I've bought more of this month 

Standard Life's Harry Nimmo: The UK Smaller company shares I've bought more of this month 

26 Apr 2016

Harry Nimmo, manager of the £1.1 billion Standard Life UK Smaller Companies fund, which returned 12 per cent over the past year, compared to 5.5 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Smaller Companies sector in the same time period, has revealed the small caps he has been buying over the past month.

The UK small-cap I've bought for income, by manager with a 4.8 per cent yield 

The UK small-cap I've bought for income, by manager with a 4.8 per cent yield 

26 Apr 2016

Charles Luke, manager of the Murray Income trust, a £541  million fund with a yield of 4.8 per cent, has revealed the FTSE Small Cap stock he has bought for income over the past month.

The AIM stock I'm buying for income right now, by manager of £1.3 billion  

The AIM stock I'm buying for income right now, by manager of £1.3 billion  

25 Apr 2016

Tom Moore, the genial and high-performing manager of the £1.1 billion Standard Life UK Equity Income Unconstrained fund, has revealed the AIM stock in which he has recently invested for income.

Now may be a good time to buy Majedie Investment trust, according to top analyst

Now may be a good time to buy Majedie Investment trust, according to top analyst

22 Apr 2016

Now may be the time to invest in the Majedie Investment Trust, a long established vehicle that invests in the high performing funds run by Majedie Investments, according to Darius McDermott, managing director at Chelsea Financial Services.

The UK small cap property share I'm buying for income right now, by manager with a 4 per cent yield 

The UK small cap property share I'm buying for income right now, by manager with a 4 per cent yield 

21 Apr 2016

Clive Beagles, manager of the £2.6 billion JO Hambro Capital Management Equity Income fund has revealed the UK smaller company property stock he has bought more of on recent share price weakness.

Liontrust: The five best AIM stocks for investors today  

Liontrust: The five best AIM stocks for investors today  

20 Apr 2016

Anthony Cross, manager of the recently launched Liontrust UK Micro Cap fund, has revealed the five stocks he believes offer the best prospects for investors.

Terry Smith: The two sectors of the stock market that investors should always shun, and how I'm going to make money in emerging markets 

Terry Smith: The two sectors of the stock market that investors should always shun, and how I'm going to make money in emerging markets 

20 Apr 2016

Veteran investor Terry Smith, manager of the £5.7 billion Fundsmith Equity fund, which is the absolute top performer in the IA Global sector over one and five years, has revealed the two sectors of the economy in which he will never invest.

Nick Train: What investors should do about Brexit, and why Unilever shares are my biggest investment 

Nick Train: What investors should do about Brexit, and why Unilever shares are my biggest investment 

19 Apr 2016

Nick Train, manager of the £817 million Finsbury Growth and Income trust, which has returned 109 per cent over the past five years, compared to 56 per cent for the average fund in the AIC UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has revealed how he is planning for the consequences of a possible Brexit, and why he persists with Unilever, despite many analysts decrying the shares as expensive.

Revealed: The two best absolute return funds for investors today, by prominent investor

Revealed: The two best absolute return funds for investors today, by prominent investor

19 Apr 2016

Adrian Lowcock, head of investing at Axa Wealth, has revealed the two absolute return funds he believes are most attractive for private investors right now.

Neil Woodford: The shares I've sold out of for Patient Capital investment trust, and the stocks I've bought instead  

Neil Woodford: The shares I've sold out of for Patient Capital investment trust, and the stocks I've bought instead  

19 Apr 2016

Neil Woodford, whose Patient Capital Investment trust was the largest new launch for an investment trust when it came to market a year ago, has revealed the stocks he has been buying for the £800 million fund.

Exclusive: The FTSE 250 stock that looks cheap for income investors right now, by top fund manager 

Exclusive: The FTSE 250 stock that looks cheap for income investors right now, by top fund manager 

18 Apr 2016

Simon Gergel, manager of the Merchants investment trust, has revealed for What Investment the FTSE 250 share he thinks looks good value for income investors in the current market.

Why now is a bad time to invest in Japan, by veteran investor 

Why now is a bad time to invest in Japan, by veteran investor 

15 Apr 2016

David Jane, multi asset investment manager at Miton has revealed for What Investment the reasons why he has substantially sold his Japanese investments, after many years of being keen on the investment case for the country.