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The three most important things to consider when creating a strong retirement plan

The three most important things to consider when creating a strong retirement plan

News | Pensions | 27 May 2016

Thinking about retirement and how you’ll survive financially can bring up plenty of worrying thoughts. What will you do without an income? How will you afford food? What happens if my money runs out? These are genuine concerns many people approaching retirement may have but with a strong retirement plan they can be avoided. 

Hargreaves Lansdown: What Brexit would mean for your pension 

Hargreaves Lansdown: What Brexit would mean for your pension 

News | Pensions | 27 May 2016

Tom McPhail, head of pensions research at Hargreaves Lansdown and a columnist for What Investment magazine, has responded this morning to claims made by George Osborne about the future of pensions if the UK votes to leave the EU on June 23.

'Lack of progress' means the time is right to sell RBS shares

'Lack of progress' means the time is right to sell RBS shares

News | Shares & trading | 27 May 2016

Henry Dixon, manager of the GLG UK Undervalued Assets fund has revealed the reasons why he has sold his shares in banking group RBS, despite years of investment in them.

Why investing in the stock market is like a casino

Why investing in the stock market is like a casino

News | Markets | 26 May 2016

On the stock market they call it a black swan event, gamblers call it simply  a bad day at the office.

 

Why I continue to be cautious on the US stock market, by veteran investor

Why I continue to be cautious on the US stock market, by veteran investor

News | Markets | 26 May 2016

Peter Elston, manager of the Seneca Income and Growth investment trust has revealed the reason why he has much less capital allocated to US stocks than the market as a whole.

Gervais Williams: The three UK smaller companies that have been made bargains by the recent market turmoil

Gervais Williams: The three UK smaller companies that have been made bargains by the recent market turmoil

News | Funds | 26 May 2016

Gervais Williams, manager of the Miton UK Smaller Companies fund, which has returned 69 per cent over the past three years, compared to 35 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Smaller companies sector in the same time period, has revealed the three stocks he believes have been made bargains by the recent market turmoil.

How to find value in the US stock market right now, by high-performing fund managers 

How to find value in the US stock market right now, by high-performing fund managers 

News | Funds | 26 May 2016

Hugh Grieves and Nick Ford, managers of the Miton US Opportunity fund, have revealed how they are finding value in US equities right now.

The FTSE 100 stock I think is tremendous value right now, by top investment trust manager

The FTSE 100 stock I think is tremendous value right now, by top investment trust manager

News | Funds | 25 May 2016

Tom Walker, the veteran manager of the Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust, which has returned 63 per cent over the past five years, compared to 38 per cent for the average fund in the AIC Global sector in the same time period, has revealed the FTSE 100 stock he feels is a bargain right now.

The best way to make money from Japan right now, by Fidelity fund manager

The best way to make money from Japan right now, by Fidelity fund manager

News | Funds | 25 May 2016

Nicholas Price took over as manager of the Fidelity Japanese Values Investment Trust in September, promptly sold 80 per cent of the holdings and has now disclosed for What Investment how he intends to make money for investors.

Lloyds Banking Group dividend growth can mean the shares rise 69 per cent in two years, says investor with £120 million of them 

Lloyds Banking Group dividend growth can mean the shares rise 69 per cent in two years, says investor with £120 million of them 

News | Shares & trading | 25 May 2016

Steve Davies, manager of the Jupiter UK Growth fund, which has returned 22 per cent over the past three years, has asserted that the rising dividend in Lloyds Banking Group will mean the shares rise rapidly.

Nick Train: The FTSE 100 stock I'm buying more of despite the share price weakness

Nick Train: The FTSE 100 stock I'm buying more of despite the share price weakness

News | Funds | 24 May 2016

Nick Train, manager of the Finsbury Growth and Income Trust, which has returned 93 per cent over the past three years, compared to 51 per cent for the average trust in the AIC UK Equity Income sector has revealed the reasons why he has kept buying shares in FTSE 100 fashion brand Burberry, despite the share price weakness.

BlackRock's Prentis: The best UK smaller company shares for investors today

BlackRock's Prentis: The best UK smaller company shares for investors today

News | Funds | 24 May 2016

Mike Prentis, manager of the high-performing BlackRock UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust has revealed the stocks he is buying for value right now.

The EU referendum's impact on the sterling/euro exchange rate 

The EU referendum's impact on the sterling/euro exchange rate 

News | Markets | 24 May 2016

On June 23rd 2016 British voters will be heading to their local polling stations to vote on whether the nation should remain in or leave the EU. For years the issue of having a referendum has been debated, with the current government finally deciding to hold one this summer.

Bank shares will suffer if Brexit happens, says veteran investor

Bank shares will suffer if Brexit happens, says veteran investor

News | Markets | 24 May 2016

If the UK votes to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum, bank shares will be amongst the assets to suffer a sharp decline, according to David Coombs, multi-asset fund manager at Rathbones.

The UK smaller company share I'm buying for income right now, by manager with a 6.1 per cent yield 

The UK smaller company share I'm buying for income right now, by manager with a 6.1 per cent yield 

News | Funds | 24 May 2016

Simon Gergel, manager of the Merchants Investment Trust, which has a yield of over 6 per cent, has revealed the UK smaller company stock he has bought more of for income this month.

The best value US shares to buy right now, by top fund manager 

The best value US shares to buy right now, by top fund manager 

News | Funds | 24 May 2016

Simon Edelsten, manager of the Artemis Global Select fund, which has returned 63 per cent over the past five years, compared to 37 per cent for the average fund in the IA Global Sector in the same time period, has revealed the US stocks he thinks are good value right now.