Funds

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

Legal and General: Property is the 'stand-out' asset class right now, but investors should focus on bricks and mortar funds  

Legal and General: Property is the 'stand-out' asset class right now, but investors should focus on bricks and mortar funds  

5 Mar 2015

Justin Onuekwusi, Manager of Legal and General Investments multi asset fund range, believes that commercial property is currently the only asset class offering genuine value in the current market.

Hargeaves Lansdown: Albion Ventures offer likely to appeal to first time VCT investors due to diversity of income stream

Hargeaves Lansdown: Albion Ventures offer likely to appeal to first time VCT investors due to diversity of income stream

5 Mar 2015

The latest issue of new shares by Albion Ventures into its range of VCTs is likely to appeal to investors whose priority is regular dividends, according to Richard Troue, head of investment analysis at Hargreaves Lansdown.

Hargreaves Lansdown: The three best funds for cautious investors in the UK 

Hargreaves Lansdown: The three best funds for cautious investors in the UK 

4 Mar 2015

With UK interest rates now having been at the current record low level for six years, many investors, frustrated by the poor returns available from cash, are likely to be turning tentative thoughts towards investing in the stock market, according to Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown. 

 

Lord Rothschild: Why I think Eurozone shares can climb higher in the coming months 

Lord Rothschild: Why I think Eurozone shares can climb higher in the coming months 

2 Mar 2015

Investors with exposure to equities are operating in global markets pregnant with risk and volatility as quantitative easing has pushed share prices higher, despite ‘disappointing and uneven’ levels of global growth, according to Lord Rothschild, chairman of the £2.3 billion RIT Capital Partners investment trust (LON:RCP). Data seen by What Investment shows that Lord Rothschild and family members have an investment of approximately £155 million in the RIT Capital Partners trust.

New Neil Woodford investment trust an 'exciting opportunity', despite the risks 

New Neil Woodford investment trust an 'exciting opportunity', despite the risks 

2 Mar 2015

Investors pondering whether to invest in the Patient Capital Trust, the new vehicle launched by Neil Woodford, is ‘exciting’ should be mindful of the risks associated with investing the sort of nascent businesses that Woodford intends to buy, according to Ben Yearsley, head of investment research at Charles Stanley.

JO Hambro: The best mining stocks for UK investors today

JO Hambro: The best mining stocks for UK investors today

26 Feb 2015

Clive Beagles, the veteran manager of the JO Hambro Capital Management UK Equity Income fund, has revealed the large cap mining stocks he believes are value right now, and those he is shunning. 

The Share Centre: The six best stocks for ISA investors in 2015 

The Share Centre: The six best stocks for ISA investors in 2015 

25 Feb 2015

Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, has outlined the six stocks he believes private investors should be looking at for their ISA this year. 

Revealed: The ten worst funds in the UK over the past three years 

Revealed: The ten worst funds in the UK over the past three years 

23 Feb 2015

Darius McDermott, managing director of fund supermarket Chelsea Financial Services, has outlined the ten worst performing open-ended funds available to UK investors over the past three years.

Star fund manager Sebastian Lyon: Why I have an investment of over £200 million in gold right now

Star fund manager Sebastian Lyon: Why I have an investment of over £200 million in gold right now

19 Feb 2015

Sebastian Lyon, manager of £2.5 billion Troy Trojan fund has defended his decision to retain a huge investment in gold bullion and gold ETFs in his fund, despite the ultra-low inflation environment gripping the world at present.

Revealed: More details of Neil Woodford's new fund

Revealed: More details of Neil Woodford's new fund

18 Feb 2015

Today What Investment can reveal more details about the new investment trust being launched by star fund manager Neil Woodford in the coming months, with greater clarity on the pricing structure, and type of assets being invested in. 

High-yielding retirement home investment trust to issue new shares 

High-yielding retirement home investment trust to issue new shares 

18 Feb 2015

The management of the high yielding Target Healthcare REIT investment trust have confirmed that the trust plans to issue more shares in the coming weeks, at a premium to the Net Asset Value of the Company

Tilney Bestinvest: The best seven funds for ISA investors this year 

Tilney Bestinvest: The best seven funds for ISA investors this year 

16 Feb 2015

Investors pondering where to place the remaining cash in their ISA allowance before the end of the tax year in April should consider six strategies, opined Jason Hollands, managing director at Tilney Bestinvest.

Old Mutual: The best way to invest in bonds, despite the low yields 

Old Mutual: The best way to invest in bonds, despite the low yields 

16 Feb 2015

Bond yields may be tumbling, but investors can still generate attractive returns by focusing on the movements of currencies and buying bonds with a longer date until maturity, according to Christine Johnson, head of fixed income at Old Mutual Global Investors. 

Harry Nimmo: The UK smaller companies I have been buying and selling for my fund 

Harry Nimmo: The UK smaller companies I have been buying and selling for my fund 

11 Feb 2015

Harry Nimmo, manager of the £1.1 billion Standard Life UK Smaller Companies fund, has disclosed the stocks he has bought and sold during the past month.

Neil Woodford: The one FTSE 100 stock I have sold this month

Neil Woodford: The one FTSE 100 stock I have sold this month

11 Feb 2015

High-profile fund manager Neil Woodford has revealed that he sold his entire stake in one FTSE 100 company, while more details of his new fund offering have emerged. 

Tilney Bestinvest: The five best investment trusts for UK investors to put into their ISA this year 

Tilney Bestinvest: The five best investment trusts for UK investors to put into their ISA this year 

10 Feb 2015

Jason Hollands, managing director of fund supermarket Tilney Bestinvest, has revealed for What Investment the suite of investment trusts that he believes combine to create a diversified portfolio for ISA investors as the end of the tax year looms.