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Why I won't buy Tesco shares right now, by investor of £943 million 

Why I won't buy Tesco shares right now, by investor of £943 million 

News | Shares & trading | 23 Sep 2016

Thomas Balfour, who jointly runs the £943 million Aviva UK Equity Income fund has revealed the reasons why he won’t invest in the shares of Tesco, or any other UK supermarket.

Revealed: The best stocks to buy for income to profit from the fall in sterling

Revealed: The best stocks to buy for income to profit from the fall in sterling

News | Funds | 23 Sep 2016

Simon Gergel, the long serving manager of the £651 million Merchants Investment Trust, has revealed the stocks he has been buying to profit from the 10 per cent fall in the value of sterling since the EU referendum result.

What Brexit means for the future direction of the pound sterling

What Brexit means for the future direction of the pound sterling

News | Running your portfolio | 23 Sep 2016

Tom Hampton,  head of corporate dealing at Foremost Currency Group and Foremost Markets, writes exclusively for What Investment on the implications for sterling of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

Harry Nimmo: The UK smaller companies I'm buying and selling right now

Harry Nimmo: The UK smaller companies I'm buying and selling right now

News | Funds | 22 Sep 2016

Harry Nimmo, who runs the Standard Life UK Smaller Companies fund, a £1.2 billion vehicle that has returned 9 per cent in 2016, has revealed the shares he has been buying and selling over the past month.

Why I've sold all my BHP Billiton shares, and where I'm investing for income in Asia, by top investor

Why I've sold all my BHP Billiton shares, and where I'm investing for income in Asia, by top investor

News | Funds | 22 Sep 2016

Mark Williams, who runs the £76.6 million Liontrust Asia Income fund, has revealed the reasons why he has sold his shares in mining giant BHP Billiton, and disclosed the shares he is buying for income in Asia.

Top investor Terry Smith labels rivals as untrustworthy as he pumps £115 million more of his own cash into his fund 

Top investor Terry Smith labels rivals as untrustworthy as he pumps £115 million more of his own cash into his fund 

News | Funds | 22 Sep 2016

The top performing city veteran Terry Smith, whose £8.44 billion Fundsmith Equity mandate is the top performer from 200 in the IA Global Sector over the past three and five years, has lashed out at other fund managers for not investing their own cash in their own funds.

Investors should ignore the 'cod science' of Lloyds Banking Group shares, and expect a disappointment on the dividend 

Investors should ignore the 'cod science' of Lloyds Banking Group shares, and expect a disappointment on the dividend 

News | Shares & trading | 22 Sep 2016

Stephen Bailey, who runs the £524 million Liontrust Macro Equity Income fund, which has a current yield of 4.3 per cent, has asserted that only ‘cod science’ justifies the optimism that the majority of the market feel about Lloyds Banking Group shares, and that the company will have major problems paying the dividend.

Neil Woodford: The one new investment I've made for Patient Capital over the past month 

Neil Woodford: The one new investment I've made for Patient Capital over the past month 

News | Funds | 22 Sep 2016

Star fund manager Neil Woodford has revealed the one new investment he has made for the Patient Capital Investment Trust.

Why I've sold all my shares in Facebook, by star investor 

Why I've sold all my shares in Facebook, by star investor 

News | Funds | 21 Sep 2016

Simon Edelsten, who runs the Artemis Global Select fund, which has returned 100 per cent in five years, compared to 71 per cent for the average fund in the IA Global sector in the same time period, has revealed the reasons why he has sold all of his shares in US tech giant Facebook.

ETFs: How it all began and what they do

ETFs: How it all began and what they do

Opinion | ETFs | 21 Sep 2016

Lee Kranefuss, Executive Chairman, at Source, writes exclusively for the What Investment Educational Series to reveal how ETFs can play a role in a private investors portfolio.

The UK mid cap I've bought because it has 'significant potential to improve margins', by top investor

The UK mid cap I've bought because it has 'significant potential to improve margins', by top investor

News | Funds | 21 Sep 2016

Derek Stuart, who runs the £1.1 billion Artemis UK Special Situations fund, which has returned 74 per cent over the past five years, compared to 67 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK All Companies sector in the same time period, has revealed the UK Mid Cap stock he has bought more shares in because a deal recently completed by the company means it has a renewed and significant potential.

The three UK mid-caps I'm buying for income right now, by investor of £1.2 billion

The three UK mid-caps I'm buying for income right now, by investor of £1.2 billion

News | Funds | 21 Sep 2016

Thomas Moore, who runs the £1.2 billion Standard Life UK Equity Income Unconstrained fund, which returned 12 per cent in 2016, compared to 6 per cent for the average fund in the sector in the same time period, has revealed the three FTSE 250 stocks in which he has been investing more for income.

The 'smart' way to invest in UK infrastructure after Brexit, by investor of £500 million 

The 'smart' way to invest in UK infrastructure after Brexit, by investor of £500 million 

News | Funds | 20 Sep 2016

Jack Barrat, who runs the £512 million GLG Undervalued Assets fund has revealed for What Investment what he believes are the smartest infrastructure investments in the UK after Brexit.

Why investors can rely on the BT dividend, by investor of £1.3 billion

Why investors can rely on the BT dividend, by investor of £1.3 billion

News | Shares & trading | 20 Sep 2016

Job Curtis, who runs the £1.3 billion City of London Investment Trust, which has increased its dividend for each of the past fifty years, has asserted that, despite the suite of negatives that surround the stock, BT’s share dividend looks reliable.

JP Morgan: The global economy looks healthy, but Japan is the market to avoid

JP Morgan: The global economy looks healthy, but Japan is the market to avoid

News | Markets | 20 Sep 2016

John Bilton, global head of multi-asset strategy at JP Morgan Asset Management, has asserted that while the global economy is likely to improve towards the end of this year, continued currency strength is likely to dent the potential returns available in Japan.

Neil Woodford: The UK smaller company I've doubled my holding in over the past month  

Neil Woodford: The UK smaller company I've doubled my holding in over the past month  

News | Funds | 19 Sep 2016

Star fund manager Neil Woodford, whose £9.5 billion CF Woodford Equity Income fund has returned 30 per cent in the 26 months since launch, has revealed the UK smaller company share in which he has doubled his investment over the past month.