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The Share Centre: The best funds for ISA investors in 2016

The Share Centre: The best funds for ISA investors in 2016

News | Funds | 9 Feb 2016

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at the Share Centre, has revealed the funds he believes are best for investors in 2016.

How investors can protect themselves if Brexit happens, by star investor of £724 million 

How investors can protect themselves if Brexit happens, by star investor of £724 million 

News | Funds | 9 Feb 2016

Mark Martin, whose £724 million Neptune UK Mid Cap fund is the absolute top performer out of 245 funds in the IA UK All Companies sector over the past five years, has revealed the measures he is taking to protect his investors from the risks of Brexit.

Why India is a better investment than China, by prominent analyst 

Why India is a better investment than China, by prominent analyst 

News | Markets | 8 Feb 2016

Jason Hollands, managing director at Tilney Bestinvest, has disclosed the reasons why he believes investors interested in emerging markets should focus on India, rather than China, as a source of future returns.

Stephanie Flanders: 'Little reason to expect' UK or US recession is imminent, despite global turbulence 

Stephanie Flanders: 'Little reason to expect' UK or US recession is imminent, despite global turbulence 

News | Markets | 8 Feb 2016

Stephanie Flanders, chief market strategist for Europe at JP Morgan Asset Management and a former economics editor at the BBC has asserted that while investors should be conscious of the global slowdown on the UK economy, there is no reason to believe the recession is imminent in the UK.

Hargreaves Lansdown: The best stocks for ISA income investors in 2016

Hargreaves Lansdown: The best stocks for ISA income investors in 2016

News | Shares & trading | 8 Feb 2016

Steve Clayton, head of equities research at Hargreaves Lansdown has revealed the stocks he favours for ISA income investors in 2016.

Neil Woodford: The FTSE 100 stocks I'm buying during the current market carnage

Neil Woodford: The FTSE 100 stocks I'm buying during the current market carnage

News | Funds | 5 Feb 2016

Star fund manager Neil Woodford, whose CF Woodford Equity Income fund has returned 15 per cent since launch in June 2014, compared to a loss of 0.06 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector in the same time period has revealed the FTSE stocks in which he has bought more shares during the recent market turmoil.

Why stock markets are falling and the assets to buy to protect yourself, by veteran investor 

Why stock markets are falling and the assets to buy to protect yourself, by veteran investor 

News | Funds | 5 Feb 2016

David Jane, the veteran investor who runs the Miton Cautious Multi-Asset fund has revealed the reasons behind the current stock market volatility, and where he is investing to protect himself from it.

What 'Brexit' would mean for the UK economy, by prominent economist 

What 'Brexit' would mean for the UK economy, by prominent economist 

News | Markets | 5 Feb 2016

Neil Williams, senior economist at Hermes, has outlined for What Investment what he sees as the key impacts for UK investors of the forthcoming referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU.

BlackRock: The best income stocks for ISA investors in 2016 

BlackRock: The best income stocks for ISA investors in 2016 

News | Shares & trading | 4 Feb 2016

David Goldman, co-manager of the BlackRock UK Income fund, which has returned 9 per cent in 2015, compared to 6 per cent for the average fund in the sector, has revealed for What Investment the stocks he is buying for income in the current market conditions.

Nick Train: The FTSE 100 stock I'm 'perilously close' to selling, and why investors should have 'no doubt' the falling oil price is good news 

Nick Train: The FTSE 100 stock I'm 'perilously close' to selling, and why investors should have 'no doubt' the falling oil price is good news 

News | Funds | 4 Feb 2016

Veteran investor Nick Train, whose Finsbury Growth and Income Trust has returned 101 per cent over the past five years to make it the top UK equity income trust in that time period according to FE Trustnet rankings, was in typically boisterous form at the annual shareholders meeting this afternoon, though he did say that one FTSE 100 stock with which he has persevered is very close to being sold.

Mark Carney cuts UK growth forecast for 2016 and 'interest rates are now more likely to fall than rise', according to analysts 

Mark Carney cuts UK growth forecast for 2016 and 'interest rates are now more likely to fall than rise', according to analysts 

News | Markets | 4 Feb 2016

In a stark, downbeat assessment of the health of the UK economy this morning, Bank of England governor Mark Carney cut his growth forecast for the UK economy to 2.2 per cent, from the previous 2.5, cautioned that the risk to this forecast is that it would be too optimistic, and kept interest rates at the present record low level,  with analysts increasingly scurrying to the conclusion that the UK interest rates are more likely to fall than rise from here.

Why we have reduced our investment in shares to the lowest level since 2008, by investors who foresaw the last financial crisis

Why we have reduced our investment in shares to the lowest level since 2008, by investors who foresaw the last financial crisis

News | Funds | 4 Feb 2016

A fusion of worries from around the world has caused Hamish Baillie, investment director at Ruffer Investment Trust which exited equities just before the last financial crisis, to reduce his exposure to shares to the lowest level it has been since 2008.

Revealed: The four best AIM shares for ISA investors in 2016 

Revealed: The four best AIM shares for ISA investors in 2016 

News | Shares & trading | 4 Feb 2016

Investors considering placing AIM shares into their ISA in 2016 should consider four particular stocks for their portfolio, according to Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre.

Why I'm sticking with my investment in BP shares, by manager with £12 million of them 

Why I'm sticking with my investment in BP shares, by manager with £12 million of them 

News | Shares & trading | 3 Feb 2016

Alex Crooke, long-serving manager of the £750 million Bankers Investment Trust, which has increased its dividend in every one of the past 49 years, has revealed the reasons why he is sticking with his investment of approximately £12 million in BP shares.

Revealed: Three reasons why there will be no 'Brexit' 

Revealed: Three reasons why there will be no 'Brexit' 

News | Markets | 3 Feb 2016

Aengus Collins, lead Eurozone analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit, has revealed the three reasons why he believes that UK investors will not have to contend with the implications of Brexit in 2016.

Walker Crips: The one UK equity fund that is best for ISA investors in 2016 

Walker Crips: The one UK equity fund that is best for ISA investors in 2016 

News | Funds | 3 Feb 2016

Matt Ennion, investment director at Walker Crips has revealed for What Investment the funds he favours for ISA investors in 2016, including just one UK equity fund.