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Latest UK economic data points to profound economic weakness 

Latest UK economic data points to profound economic weakness 

News | Markets | 5 May 2016

The latest UK economic data points to weakening economic growth that is more than mere uncertainty around the EU referendum, according to a brace of prominent analysts.

The IPO I have bought shares in this month, by manager of £400 million 

The IPO I have bought shares in this month, by manager of £400 million 

News | Funds | 4 May 2016

Henry Dixon, manager of the GLG UK Undervalued Assets fund, has revealed the UK IPO in which he has taken part during the past month.

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Emerging market assets have defied the doubters to perform well this year, but is now a prudent time to buy?

Emerging market assets have defied the doubters to perform well this year, but is now a prudent time to buy?

Magazine | Running your portfolio | 4 May 2016

It really wasn’t supposed to be this way. They say that bad things always come in threes, and that was the case for the reasons given by those proclaiming doom for the emerging markets. 

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Landlords: The final straw?

Landlords: The final straw?

Magazine | ISAs and tax planning | 4 May 2016

You have to wonder what this government, or perhaps this chancellor, has against landlords. There cannot be any question mark as to how the government views property ownership in general, so it must be something specific in relation to the ownership of second properties that are let.

Exclusive: Fidelity: The best way to invest in Asia right now 

Exclusive: Fidelity: The best way to invest in Asia right now 

News | Funds | 4 May 2016

Nitin Bajaj, portfolio manager of the Fidelity Asian Values investment trust, writes exclusively for What Investment on how he is investing in Asia right now.

Revealed: The funds to invest in ahead of the Brexit referendum

Revealed: The funds to invest in ahead of the Brexit referendum

News | Funds | 4 May 2016

Simon Evan-Cook, multi-asset fund manager at Premier, has revealed for What Investment the investments he has made to profit from the possible outcomes of the EU referendum vote on June 23rd.

Why I own RBS shares, by manager of £1.2 billion

Why I own RBS shares, by manager of £1.2 billion

News | Funds | 4 May 2016

Ben Whitmore, manager of the Jupiter Special Situations fund, amongst other mandates, has revealed why he has invested in the shares of troubled banking giant RBS.

What the buy-to-let tax changes mean for property investors 

What the buy-to-let tax changes mean for property investors 

News | Markets | 3 May 2016

Stephen Grahame, manager of the North Row Liquid Property Fund, writes exclusively for What Investment on the impact of the buy-to-let tax changes on property investors

Revealed: What to look for when choosing a fund supermarket 

Revealed: What to look for when choosing a fund supermarket 

News | Markets | 3 May 2016

Mark Polson of the Lang Cat writes exclusively for What Investment on what, apart from price, investors should look for when choosing a fund supermarket. 

Standard Life Investments: Investors should prepare for inflation to rise in the UK in 2016

Standard Life Investments: Investors should prepare for inflation to rise in the UK in 2016

News | Markets | 29 Apr 2016

James McCann, UK economist at Standard Life Investments, has asserted that investors should be prepared for inflation to rise in the UK.

Why now is the time to invest in emerging markets, by veteran investor

Why now is the time to invest in emerging markets, by veteran investor

News | Funds | 29 Apr 2016

David Jane, multi-asset portfolio manager at Miton, has revealed the reasons why he has started to invest in emerging markets once again.

JP Morgan: Why investors should expect the oil price to rise

JP Morgan: Why investors should expect the oil price to rise

Opinion | Markets | 29 Apr 2016

James Sutton, client portfolio manager of the JP Morgan Natural Resources Fund, writes exclusively for What Investment on why private investors should expect the oil price to continue to rise.

Lloyds Banking group share dividend can 'more than double' this year, following latest results

Lloyds Banking group share dividend can 'more than double' this year, following latest results

News | Shares & trading | 28 Apr 2016

Investors shouldn’t read too much into the headline fall into the headline drop of 25 per cent in Lloyds Banking Group profits for the first quarter of 2016 and focus instead on the dividend potential, according to Rob James, banks analyst at Old Mutual Global Investors.

Nick Train: The FTSE 250 stock I think looks 'exceptional value' right now

Nick Train: The FTSE 250 stock I think looks 'exceptional value' right now

News | Funds | 28 Apr 2016

Nick Train, manager of the £2.1 billion Lindsell Train UK Equity fund, which has returned 92 per cent over the past five years, compared to 36 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 thinks looks exceptional value right now.

Why I'm voting for Brexit, by top fund manager 

Why I'm voting for Brexit, by top fund manager 

News | Markets | 28 Apr 2016

Jason Pidcock, who recently joined Jupiter to manage its Asian Income fund having made his name running the £4.6 Billion Newton Asian Income fund, has revealed the reasons why he will personally vote for Britain to leave the EU in the referendum on June 23.

Barclays shares have plenty more room to progress following latest results, agree top analysts 

Barclays shares have plenty more room to progress following latest results, agree top analysts 

News | Shares & trading | 27 Apr 2016

Barclays shares rallied in the wake of the banking giant reporting its results for the first quarter of 2016 this morning, and the update is definitely good news, according to Rob James, banks analyst at Old Mutual Global Investors.