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Why I'm sticking with my investments in oil, by manager of £1.6 billion fund  

Why I'm sticking with my investments in oil, by manager of £1.6 billion fund  

News | Funds | 12 Feb 2016

Julian Fosh, manager of the Liontrust Special Situations fund, which has returned 56 per cent over the past five years, compared to 23 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK All Companies sector in the same time period, has revealed why he will continue to invest in the slug of oil stock he presently owns.

JP Morgan: The real reason stock markets are falling, and why a recession isn't imminent 

JP Morgan: The real reason stock markets are falling, and why a recession isn't imminent 

News | Markets | 12 Feb 2016

Alex Dryden, global market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, has asserted that while an imminent recession is not on the cards, skepticism about the ability of central banks to continue to repair the imbalances that do exist in the economy is driving the profound stock market volatility currently being experienced by investors.

The one UK share I've bought more of during the volatility, by manager with 5.6 per cent yield

The one UK share I've bought more of during the volatility, by manager with 5.6 per cent yield

News | Funds | 12 Feb 2016

Vincent McEntegart, who manages the Kames Diversified Income fund, which has a yield of 5.6 per cent right now, told What Investment that while value is hard to find in the UK equity market, there is one stock he believes does offer good value.

How to get the most from your property portfolio 

How to get the most from your property portfolio 

News | Markets | 12 Feb 2016

Roy Weatherby, director at The Overseas Investor, writes for What Investment on how property investors can maximise the return from their property portfolio.

How to reduce your inheritance tax bill using estate planning trusts

How to reduce your inheritance tax bill using estate planning trusts

News | Pensions | 12 Feb 2016

Jeremy Pearson, estate planning specialist at Canada Life, writes for What Investment on using estate planning trusts to reduce your inheritance tax bill 

Alex Wright: The UK shares I'm buying for profit during the market turmoil 

Alex Wright: The UK shares I'm buying for profit during the market turmoil 

News | Funds | 11 Feb 2016

Alex Wright, the high performing manager of the Fidelity Special Values investment trust and the giant Fidelity Special Situations fund, has revealed the UK stocks he is buying for profit amidst the wild swings in market sentiment right now.

Why investors should expect sterling's fall to continue, and how to invest in it, by prominent investors 

Why investors should expect sterling's fall to continue, and how to invest in it, by prominent investors 

News | Funds | 11 Feb 2016

David Arnaud, manager of the Canada Life Global Bond fund has counselled investors not to expect the value of sterling to rise materially this year.

BlackRock's Mike Prentis: The UK smaller company shares I'm buying right now

BlackRock's Mike Prentis: The UK smaller company shares I'm buying right now

News | Funds | 10 Feb 2016

Mike Prentis, the veteran manager of the BlackRock UK Smaller Companies investment trust, which has returned 243 per cent over the past decade, compared to 146 per cent for the average trust in the AIC UK Smaller Companies sector in the same time period, has revealed the stocks he has bought of late.

What Investment guide to Alternative Investments for tax planning launched

What Investment guide to Alternative Investments for tax planning launched

News | Alternative investments | 10 Feb 2016

As I write this, events and rumours in China have caused the FTSE 100, the index of the shares of the UK’s largest companies, to lose billions.

UK bank shares Lloyds and Barclays worth sticking with, and the 'defensive' stock I have bought more of, by manager of £1.2 billion 

UK bank shares Lloyds and Barclays worth sticking with, and the 'defensive' stock I have bought more of, by manager of £1.2 billion 

News | Shares & trading | 10 Feb 2016

Job Curtis, manager of the £1.274 billion City of London Investment Trust which has increased its dividend every year for the past 48, has asserted that the UK bank shares are worth sticking with, and revealed the stock he has bought more off to add more a bit more defensiveness to the fund.

Standard Life Investments: A global recession is unlikely, though growth will slow further 

Standard Life Investments: A global recession is unlikely, though growth will slow further 

News | Markets | 10 Feb 2016

Jeremy Lawson, the forthright chief economist at Standard Life Investments, has asserted that while world growth is likely to slow this year, a recession in the developed world is unlikely.

Investors belatedly 'starting to realise' the potential of gold as a safe haven, says top analyst 

Investors belatedly 'starting to realise' the potential of gold as a safe haven, says top analyst 

News | Markets | 9 Feb 2016

While the oft-cited safe haven of gold and cyclical assets such as equities are showing losses on a year to date basis, the traditional safe haven asset of gold has started to reclaim its place as the ‘true safe haven’, according to Nitesh Shah, research analyst at ETF Securities.

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.