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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

22 Jul 2016

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

Neil Woodford: The two UK IPOs I've bought shares in this month 

Neil Woodford: The two UK IPOs I've bought shares in this month 

21 Jul 2016

Star fund manager Neil Woodford, whose £8.9 Woodford Equity Income fund has returned 23 per cent in the twenty five months since launch, compared to 8 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has revealed the thee UK IPOs in which he has bought shares this month.

JP Morgan: Why investors should continue to have faith in UK house builder shares 

JP Morgan: Why investors should continue to have faith in UK house builder shares 

20 Jul 2016

John Baker, manager of the JP Morgan UK Dynamic Fund, has revealed for What Investment the reasons why he continues to own shares in UK house builders, despite the stark share price declines seen by the sector since the EU referendum result was announced.

The best US technology stocks to buy today, by top investor

The best US technology stocks to buy today, by top investor

20 Jul 2016

Whilst the opportunities to profit from buying US technology stocks is diminishing as the sector becomes ‘mature’, there are a number of value companies according to Hugh Grieve, co-manager of the Miton US Opportunities fund.

The two FTSE 100 stocks I've bought more of since Brexit, by manager of £2.7 billion 

The two FTSE 100 stocks I've bought more of since Brexit, by manager of £2.7 billion 

20 Jul 2016

Francis Brooke, manager of the £2.7 billion Troy Income fund, which has returned 36 per cent over the past three years compared to 18 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has revealed the two FTSE 100 stocks he has bought more of as a result of the Brexit-induced share price falls.

UK commercial property rents 'likely to fall 10 per cent' in the aftermath of Brexit, says veteran investor

UK commercial property rents 'likely to fall 10 per cent' in the aftermath of Brexit, says veteran investor

19 Jul 2016

Jim Rehlaender, manager of Old Mutual Global Property Securities fund has asserted that UK commercial property rents are likely to fall by 10 per cent in the aftermath of the UK voting to leave the EU.

Fidelity China fund manager focuses on 'new China' and unlisted companies for growth 

Fidelity China fund manager focuses on 'new China' and unlisted companies for growth 

19 Jul 2016

Dale Nicholls, manager of the £1.43 billion Fidelity China Special Situations investment trust, has revealed that he aims to increase the exposure of the trust to the unquoted sector, while maintaining the present habit of investing in companies exposed to what he calls ‘the new China.’

The best stocks to buy in the Eurozone, by top investor

The best stocks to buy in the Eurozone, by top investor

19 Jul 2016

Thomas Brown, co-manager of the Miton European Opportunities fund, which has returned 10 per cent this year to date, compared to five per cent for the average fund in the IA Europe Excluding UK sector in the same time period, has revealed the stocks he is buying for value in the economic bloc.

Revealed: The best funds for investing in Japan right now

Revealed: The best funds for investing in Japan right now

18 Jul 2016

Adrian Lowcock, head of investing at Axa Wealth, has disclosed that he feels now may be a good time to invest in the Japanese stock market, and revealed the fund he favours to profit from it.

Neil Woodford: The five UK shares I've bought more of because they've been made a bargain by Brexit

Neil Woodford: The five UK shares I've bought more of because they've been made a bargain by Brexit

15 Jul 2016

Star  fund manager Neil Woodford, whose £8.8 billion UK Equity Income fund has returned 23 per cent since launch 26 months ago, compared to 7 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has revealed the five UK stocks he has bought more of as their share prices fell on Brexit ‘panic.’

Market has been too quick to price in a negative outcome from Brexit, says top investor

Market has been too quick to price in a negative outcome from Brexit, says top investor

15 Jul 2016

Alex Savvides, manager of the JO Hambro Capital Management UK Dynamic fund, has asserted that the market has rushed to judgement somewhat on the likely impact of the EU referendum result.