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Investors should be careful about investing more in BP and Shell, despite the OPEC agreement 

Investors should be careful about investing more in BP and Shell, despite the OPEC agreement 

News | Markets | 29 Sep 2016

Colin Morton, who runs the £267 million Franklin UK Equity Income fund, has asserted that despite the share prices of Shell, BP and associated shares rising markedly today as OPEC, the cartel of oil producers announced overnight a plan to limit oil production.

The FTSE 250 stock I've bought with a 5 per cent yield and 'years of significant earnings growth ahead, by leading investor 

The FTSE 250 stock I've bought with a 5 per cent yield and 'years of significant earnings growth ahead, by leading investor 

News | Funds | 29 Sep 2016

Chris White, who runs the Premier Monthly Income fund, which has a yield of 4.4 per cent, has been buying the shares of Brokerage firm Tullet Prebon, as he feels the shares will have ‘three of four years of very significant earnings growth.’

What will the US election mean for the performance of the dollar? 

What will the US election mean for the performance of the dollar? 

News | Markets | 29 Sep 2016

Thomas Hampton, head of corporate dealing at Foremost Markets writes exclusively for What Investment on what the US presidential election might mean for the US dollar. 

Revealed: The three best off the beaten track funds for your SIPP, by prominent analyst

Revealed: The three best off the beaten track funds for your SIPP, by prominent analyst

News | Funds | 29 Sep 2016

Darius McDermott, managing director at Chelsea Financial Services, has revealed the three funds he believes are suitable for investors to place into their SIPP right now.

Brexit has 'undoubtedly' made Lloyds Banking Group shares a worse investment, by investor who has sold £71 million worth since June 

Brexit has 'undoubtedly' made Lloyds Banking Group shares a worse investment, by investor who has sold £71 million worth since June 

News | Shares & trading | 28 Sep 2016

Alex Wright, who runs the £2.83 billion Fidelity Special Situations Investment Trust, has revealed that he has halved his stake in Lloyds Banking Group.

The three reasons I won't buy any US shares for income right now, by top investor

The three reasons I won't buy any US shares for income right now, by top investor

News | Funds | 28 Sep 2016

Peter Elston, who jointly runs the Seneca Income and Growth investment trust, which has returned 36 per cent over the past three years, has revealed for What Investment the three reasons why he won’t buy US shares for income right now.

Property vs. Pensions

Property vs. Pensions

Opinion | Property | 28 Sep 2016

The Bank of England’s Chief Economist Andy Haldane got himself into hot water in the press last month when he suggested that property is a better investment for retirement than a traditional pension.

Why I'm buying gold and Lloyds Banking Group shares right now, by investor of £971 million 

Why I'm buying gold and Lloyds Banking Group shares right now, by investor of £971 million 

News | Shares & trading | 28 Sep 2016

Alastair Mundy, who runs the £921 million Temple Bar Investment Trust, which has increased its dividend for each of the past twenty-three years, has revealed the reasons why he has started to buy gold, silver, and the shares of UK banks as a response to current economic conditions.

Winners of What Investment readers awards 2016 revealed 

Winners of What Investment readers awards 2016 revealed 

News | Running your portfolio | 28 Sep 2016

When you want to find out what a business is like, you talk to its customers-that is the principal behind the What Investment Readers Awards. 

The FTSE 100 share I've been buying because it looks to be at 'an extremely attractive price right now', by top investor 

The FTSE 100 share I've been buying because it looks to be at 'an extremely attractive price right now', by top investor 

News | Funds | 27 Sep 2016

Henry Dixon, who runs the £512.5 million GLG UK Undervalued Assets fund, has revealed the one FTSE 100 stock he has started to buy because he feels that the shares are acutely attractively priced right now.

The FTSE 100 stock I'm invested in because it has 'exceptional management', by investor of £3.3 billion

The FTSE 100 stock I'm invested in because it has 'exceptional management', by investor of £3.3 billion

News | Funds | 27 Sep 2016

Tom Dobell, the long-serving manager of the £3.3 billion M&G Recovery fund, has asserted that the ‘exceptional management’ behind Dixon Carphone is a key reason to own shares in the retail giant.

What Donald Trump becoming US president would mean for stock markets, by top investors

What Donald Trump becoming US president would mean for stock markets, by top investors

News | Markets | 27 Sep 2016

Investors should be careful not to overreact to any of the outcomes of the US presidential election, according to a brace of prominent investors.

The one UK house builder share I think is 'undervalued' right now, by investor of £629 million

The one UK house builder share I think is 'undervalued' right now, by investor of £629 million

News | Funds | 26 Sep 2016

Mike Felton, manager of the M&G UK Select Fund, which has returned has revealed the UK house builder share he believes is ‘undervalued’ right now.  

The two FTSE 100 stocks I think are 'compelling long-term opportunities', by top performing investor of £1 billion

The two FTSE 100 stocks I think are 'compelling long-term opportunities', by top performing investor of £1 billion

News | Funds | 26 Sep 2016

Ben Peters, who jointly manages the £1 billion Evenlode Income fund, which has returned 27 per cent over the past year compared to 12 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK All Companies sector in the same time period, has revealed the stocks he believes can be tremendous income opportunities for years to come.

The best way to invest in UK property after Brexit, by top investor

The best way to invest in UK property after Brexit, by top investor

News | Funds | 26 Sep 2016

Alex Ross, who runs the Premier Pan European Property fund, which has returned 132 per cent over the past five years, compared to 57 per cent for the average fund in the sector in the same time period, has revealed the area of the UK commercial property market he feels offers the best value right now.

Revealed: The best funds for an investor to place in their SIPP in 2016

Revealed: The best funds for an investor to place in their SIPP in 2016

News | Funds | 26 Sep 2016

Jason Hollands, managing director at Tilney Bestinvest, has revealed the funds he believes are best for investors to place into their SIPP now.