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The Accumulator: Brexit fears take hold as investors pile into bonds

The Accumulator: Brexit fears take hold as investors pile into bonds

Funds investing in UK government bonds have jumped this week amid a flight to safe havens as fears over Brexit have intensified.

Crunch time for Woodford's income fund as unquoted stakes hit 18%

Controversial swap deal with Woodford Patient Capital Trust exposes scale of challenge facing fund manager in bringing his Equity Income fund's exposure to unquoted assets below a 10% limit.

The Accumulator: China swerves sea of red on A-shares bonanza

All major global stock markets delivered losses to UK investors this week apart from China, which rocketed thanks to an index rejig.

Property funds risk suspensions within weeks, warns Fitch

Cash levels aren't high enough to deal with the spike in withdrawals that could be sparked by Brexit developments, warns ratings agency.

FCA fines fund groups over collusion on IPO pricing

Hargreave Hale and River and Mercantile fined but Newton escapes penalty after alerting FCA to breaches.

Danimation: the three different types of fund you can buy

In the second episode of our series explaining the basics of investing in funds, we look at the different types available to investors.

5 stellar stocks of the last decade: why these managers back them

To mark its 10th anniversary, Citywire's Wealth Manager spoke to fund managers who picked some of the stellar stocks of the last decade.

The Accumulator: party time for stocks as trade hopes buoy bulls

Our data table shows global stock markets continuing their strong start to the year amid conciliatory noises from trade talks between US and China.

Perfect 10: a dozen top fund managers over the last decade

To mark its 10th anniversary, Citywire's Wealth Manager has highlighted some of the best fund managers of the last decade.

Fund managers hoarding cash hits highest level since financial crisis

The number of global fund managers reporting overweight cash positions has reached the highest level since the depths of the financial crisis in 2009.

Parliament demands RPI fix to stop ‘unfair’ gilt windfalls

Parliament steps up pressure on UK Statistics Authority to fix faults in the old retail price index (RPI) inflation measure behind multi-billions pound over-payments to holders of index-linked government bonds

Woodford joins Barnett on Bestinvest's Spot the Dog list

Fund manager's torrid run results in his flagship Woodford Equity Income fund entering Bestinvest's Spot the Dog study of underperforming funds.

The funds investors dumped in 'annus horribilis' for sales

Eleven funds each saw more than £1 billion leave the door last year, in a grim year for global stock markets.

Brexit Meltdown: are property trusts better than funds?

With investors again pulling money from commercial property funds, our panel of experts debate the best way to access bricks and mortar and what the City regulator should do to avoid a damaging repeat of the 2016 fund suspensions.

Troy Trojan tops income funds as Chelverton blacklisted

Francis Brooke's conservative fund jumps to the top of Sanlam's UK income rankings, as once high-flying Chelverton UK Equity Income is blacklisted.

Nervous investors pull record-breaking £6 billion from funds

Retail investors pulled £6 billion from funds in the last three months of 2018, the biggest quarterly redemption on record.