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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.

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.