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Hargeaves Lansdown: The three best shares for your 2015 ISA 

Hargeaves Lansdown: The three best shares for your 2015 ISA 

News | Funds | 25 Mar 2015

Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown has revealed for What Investment the three stocks he believes are best for ISA investors right now. 

Fund supermarket exit charges are 'archaic' 

Fund supermarket exit charges are 'archaic' 

News | Funds | 25 Mar 2015

Nick Curry, founding partner at fund supermarket RPlan has told What Investment that platform exit charges and customer service needs to be radically changed, with the current practices in the industry being archaic. 

Take a profit on your Tesco shares if you can, counsels top fund manager

Take a profit on your Tesco shares if you can, counsels top fund manager

News | Shares & trading | 25 Mar 2015

The recent appreciation in the share price of Tesco is a signal for investors who are in a position to take a profit, according to Charles Luke, manager of the 575 million Murray income trust, which has a yield of over 4 per cent. 

Harry Nimmo: The two UK Smaller companies I have bought this month 

Harry Nimmo: The two UK Smaller companies I have bought this month 

News | Funds | 25 Mar 2015

Harry Nimmo, the veteran and high-performing manager of the £1.148 billion Standard Life UK Smaller Companies fund, has revealed the stocks he has been buying and selling over the past month. 

 

Sterling could have a 'nasty time' in the coming years and is not a 'safe haven' says manager of fund with a 6.7 per cent yield 

Sterling could have a 'nasty time' in the coming years and is not a 'safe haven' says manager of fund with a 6.7 per cent yield 

News | Funds | 24 Mar 2015

Ian Francis, the veteran manager of the New City High Yield Bond fund, believes that investors should focus on diversifying away from sterling in the coming year.

Hargreaves Lansdown: Britain being on the cusp of deflation means interest rates won't rise until 'Mid 2016 at the earliest' 

Hargreaves Lansdown: Britain being on the cusp of deflation means interest rates won't rise until 'Mid 2016 at the earliest' 

News | Markets | 24 Mar 2015

The announcement this morning by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) that the UK recorded 0 per cent inflation in the year to February 2015 is likely to mean that deflation comes to the UK in the coming months, and delay the prospects for an interest rate rise until well into next year, according to Ben Bretlell, senior economist at Hargreaves Lansdown. 

City of London: The best investment trusts for investing in emerging markets right now 

City of London: The best investment trusts for investing in emerging markets right now 

News | Funds | 23 Mar 2015

Mark Dwyer, head of close-ended funds investment for emerging markets at City Of London Investment Management, a company that is almost exclusively focused on investing in emerging market investment trusts, has outlined for What Investment readers the trusts he believes offer the best value right now. 

IPF Retail Bond an 'unconvincing' investment agree bond analysts

IPF Retail Bond an 'unconvincing' investment agree bond analysts

News | Banking & savings | 23 Mar 2015

A pair of prominent bond analysts have agreed that the investment case for the International Personal Finance Bond, a retail bond available to private investors and paying 5.875 per cent. 

TSB shares: Buy, Hold, or Sell?

TSB shares: Buy, Hold, or Sell?

News | Funds | 20 Mar 2015

Investors pondering what to do with their TSB shares with a takeover offer on the table from Spanish Banco Sabadell and a recent surge in the share price, should hold onto their shares, rather than sell now, according to Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown.

Sebastian Lyon: Stick with me, despite the underperformance, my long-standing predictions of doom and investment in gold will soon pay off

Sebastian Lyon: Stick with me, despite the underperformance, my long-standing predictions of doom and investment in gold will soon pay off

News | Funds | 19 Mar 2015

Sebastian Lyon, manager of the Troy Trojan fund and the giant £600 million Personal Assets Investment Trust, believes that a stock market crash is imminent, and is eager to reassure investors in his funds that he has invested in such a way as to ensure ‘outperformance’ from his funds when the crunch comes. 

Richard Buxton: HSBC shares are now a 'worry' of an investment

Richard Buxton: HSBC shares are now a 'worry' of an investment

News | Shares & trading | 19 Mar 2015

Despite it being the largest holding in his £2 billion Old Mutual UK Alpha Equity fund, Richard Buxton believes that HSBC shares are now on the ‘worry list’ of holdings for UK investors

Neil Woodford: My verdict on George Osborne's 2015 budget 

Neil Woodford: My verdict on George Osborne's 2015 budget 

News | Funds | 18 Mar 2015

Talk from the chancellor in his final budget of this parliament today that the UK could be running a budget surplus within four years is fanciful in the extreme, according to star fund manager Neil Woodford. 

Osborne's 2015 budget delivers bonanza for ISA savers and investors, but pensioners hit and GDP growth revised downwards 

Osborne's 2015 budget delivers bonanza for ISA savers and investors, but pensioners hit and GDP growth revised downwards 

News | Banking & savings | 18 Mar 2015

Announcing the final budget of this parliament this afternoon, George Osborne announced radical changes to the system of ISAs, while the lifetime pension allowance and GDP number for last year were cut. 

JP Morgan: The best stocks for investors in the US today

JP Morgan: The best stocks for investors in the US today

News | Funds | 18 Mar 2015

Jeroen Huysinga, manager of the £297 million JP Morgan Overseas Investment Trust, has a below average exposure to the US stock market at present, but feels he has identified a number of stocks that are both cheap and good quality despite the elevated valuations at which many companies on the US market are at present trading.

Hargeaves Lansdown: The best funds for ISA investors in 2015 

Hargeaves Lansdown: The best funds for ISA investors in 2015 

News | Funds | 17 Mar 2015

Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, has outlined the funds he prefers for cautious investors, income investors and adventurous investors in 2015.

Nick Train: The FTSE 100 stock I still think is a 'tremendous opportunity', despite the valuation

Nick Train: The FTSE 100 stock I still think is a 'tremendous opportunity', despite the valuation

News | Shares & trading | 17 Mar 2015

Star fund manager Nick Train has described one FTSE 100 stock as a tremendous opportunity, despite the waves of negativity that have engulfed the stock in the wake of its most recent results announcement.