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

Investors should consider alternatives to Neil Woodford's Patient Capital trust , agree analysts  

Investors should consider alternatives to Neil Woodford's Patient Capital trust , agree analysts  

26 Jun 2015

The Patient Capital Investment trust, the recently launched investment trust run by star fund manager Neil Woodford, has raced to a large premium within a month of launching, so investors should consider alternatives if they can, agree a prominent analysts.

Standard Life: Why now is the time for income investors to buy Rio Tinto shares 

Standard Life: Why now is the time for income investors to buy Rio Tinto shares 

25 Jun 2015

Thomas Moore, manager of the exceptionally high performing Standard Life Investments UK Equity Income Unconstrained fund, has revealed that he has started buying shares in mining company Rio Tinto, despite the negativity that swamps the sector right now. 

Alex Wright: The AIM stocks I am buying right now 

Alex Wright: The AIM stocks I am buying right now 

25 Jun 2015

Alex Wright, who made his name as manager of the Fidelity UK Smaller Companies fund which is the absolute best performing UK Smaller Companies fund over the past five years having returned 199 per cent in that time, and now manages the Fidelity Special Values invest trust amongst other mandates, has revealed for What Investment the two AIM stocks he believes represent value right now.

Neil Woodford: How to find the cheapest good quality stocks in the UK right now 

Neil Woodford: How to find the cheapest good quality stocks in the UK right now 

24 Jun 2015

Star fund manager Neil Woodford, whose CF Woodford Equity Income fund has returned 19.8 per cent over the past year, compared to 9.1 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has disclosed the route to finding the cheapest stocks in the UK equity market right now.

Aberdeen: The two best income stocks for investors today 

Aberdeen: The two best income stocks for investors today 

24 Jun 2015

Charles Luke, manager of the £613 million Murray Income trust, which is run by Aberdeen Asset management and has a yield of 4.3 per cent, has revealed the two income stocks he has been buying this month. 

'Why investors should view sterling as a safe haven right now' 

'Why investors should view sterling as a safe haven right now' 

23 Jun 2015

A combination of the decisive general election result and the uncertainty extant in many other markets means that sterling has the capacity to be a safe haven for investors in the medium term, according to Hamish Baillie, investment director of the Ruffer Investment trust.

Schroders: The best UK stocks for income investors today 

Schroders: The best UK stocks for income investors today 

23 Jun 2015

Matt Hudson, the veteran and high performing manager of the Schroder UK Alpha Income fund which has a current yield of 3.8 per cent, has disclosed to What Investment the stocks he is buying to achieve an income return right now. 

Nick Train: The one FTSE 100 stock I am buying more of right now 

Nick Train: The one FTSE 100 stock I am buying more of right now 

22 Jun 2015

Nick Train, manager of £1.6 billion Lindsell Train UK Equity fund, which has returned 186 per cent over the past decade, compared to 72 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK All Companies sector in the same time period, has disclosed that there is one FTSE 100 stock he is buying more of right now.

JP Morgan: The best way to invest in Japan in 2015  

JP Morgan: The best way to invest in Japan in 2015  

18 Jun 2015

Nicholas Weindling, manager of the JP Morgan Japanese Investment trust has outlined the stocks and sectors that he believes offer the best value in the Japanese equity markets right now..

BlackRock: The best UK smaller companies for investors to own right now 

BlackRock: The best UK smaller companies for investors to own right now 

17 Jun 2015

Mike Prentis, the veteran manager of the BlackRock Smaller Companies investment trust, which has returned an annualised 30 per cent per year for the past decade, has disclosed the UK smaller companies stocks that he has been buying over the course of the past month.

The best value UK stock you've never heard of, by income fund manager with a higher yield than Neil Woodford 

The best value UK stock you've never heard of, by income fund manager with a higher yield than Neil Woodford 

15 Jun 2015

Tony Yarrow, manager of the TB Wise Income fund, which has a current yield over 5 per cent, believes that there are a number of ‘unfashionable and cheap’ income stocks for UK investors at the present time. 

Revealed: The two best commodity funds for investors today

Revealed: The two best commodity funds for investors today

15 Jun 2015

Whilst investing in commodities is always going to be a move pregnant with volatility, there are funds that have regularly battled through the uncertainty to achieve regular returns.

Revealed: The two new UK shares that Neil Woodford has bought this month 

Revealed: The two new UK shares that Neil Woodford has bought this month 

12 Jun 2015

The latest update by the fund to its investors has  revealed that star fund manager Neil Woodford has invested in two new UK-listed company over the course the past month.

Standard Life: The best shares for UK income investors today 

Standard Life: The best shares for UK income investors today 

11 Jun 2015

Karen Robertson, manager of the Standard Life Investments UK Equity High Income fund has disclosed the income stocks where she has been finding the best value at the present time. 

Revealed: The best value investment trust for cautious income investors today 

Revealed: The best value investment trust for cautious income investors today 

10 Jun 2015

Private investors in the UK looking to reduce the level of risk in their portfolio should turn their thoughts to income generating investment trusts, and one in particular stands out, according to Neil Jones, Investment Manager at Hargreave Hale.

Alex Wright: The Lloyds Banking Group dividend is going to grow, that's why I have £132 million invested in it 

Alex Wright: The Lloyds Banking Group dividend is going to grow, that's why I have £132 million invested in it 

9 Jun 2015

The change in the investment case for some of the UK banks is so large at present that it continues to be underappreciated by the market as a whole, according to Alex Wright, manager of the £2.8 billion Fidelity Special Situations fund.