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

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. 

Old Mutual: The best UK smaller companies to invest in today 

Old Mutual: The best UK smaller companies to invest in today 

10 Feb 2015

Dan Nickols, manager of the £800 million Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies fund, which has returned 252 per cent over the past decade, compared to 135 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Smaller Companies sector in the same period, has outlined for What Investment readers the UK smaller company stocks and sectors he believes represent value in the current climate.

Lowland's Henderson: The best stocks for UK investors to grow their income in the years ahead

Lowland's Henderson: The best stocks for UK investors to grow their income in the years ahead

9 Feb 2015

James Henderson, manager of the Lowland Investment Trust, which has returned 147 per cent over the past five years, compared to 94 per cent for the average fund in the AIC UK Equity Income sector in the same period, has outlined for What Investment the stocks he is buying to generate income over the coming years. 

Neil Woodford's new fund launch, and the three FTSE 100 stocks he thinks are 'insanely overvalued'

Neil Woodford's new fund launch, and the three FTSE 100 stocks he thinks are 'insanely overvalued'

6 Feb 2015

Neil Woodford, whose CF Woodford Equity Income fund is attracting capital at a rate of £15 million a day from private investors, has revealed that he intends to launch a new investment trust, with the majority of the capital to be invested in ‘early stage’ quoted and unquoted companies.

Star UK income fund manager: the three best stocks for UK income investors this year

Star UK income fund manager: the three best stocks for UK income investors this year

2 Feb 2015

Francis Brooke, manager of the £2 billion Troy Trojan Income fund, which was the absolute best performing out of 87 funds in the IA UK Equity Income sector in 2014, has outlined the three stocks he believes are best for UK income investors to focus on this year. 

Rathbones: Deflation in the UK is 'likely in the coming months', and how bond investors can gain from it  

Rathbones: Deflation in the UK is 'likely in the coming months', and how bond investors can gain from it  

30 Jan 2015

UK Inflation is likely to enter negative territory in the coming months, but there are several bond funds that offer investors protection from the threat of deflation, according to Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbone Unit Trust Management.