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Property fund investors take 6% hit as withdrawals spark pricing switch

8 Comments Property fund investors take 6% hit as withdrawals spark pricing switch

Echoing the fallout from 2016's Brexit vote, investors have been cashing out of property funds, forcing two fund groups into pricing switch.

Interactive Investor unveils ‘Super 60’ fund buy list

Online stockbroker launches high-conviction fund picks list, with core, low cost, adventurous, income and smaller companies selections.

Funds for 2019: analyst picks for a range of investors

Cautious, adventurous and income-focused investors are catered for in this selection of fund picks from investment analysts.

Chart toppers: 10 funds on 2018's bestsellers list

We run through the funds that topped investors' buy lists during a difficult year for stock markets.

Star managers reveal their best UK stocks of 2018

It's not been a great year for the UK stock market, but some companies have bucked the gloom. Five fund managers reveal their best UK stocks of 2018.

Fund manager exodus from UK stocks gathers pace

Global fund managers' weighting to UK stock market falls close to a record low amid political wranglings over Brexit.

10 of the funds hit hardest by 2018's punishing markets

It's been a bad year for stock markets, and an even worse one for the funds featured in this list.

Investors rush for the exit as stock market confidence crumbles

Analysts highlight record global redemptions from equity funds while UK investors' confidence falls further below financial crisis levels.

Top of the class: 10 top performing funds in 2018

We highlight 10 standout performers in 2018, delivering strong returns in a difficult year for stock markets.

'Buy' and 'sell' fund pricing spreads confusion

Spreads between the 'buy' and 'sell' prices on funds are a real cost, but often aren't what they first appear, nor are they always quoted consistently.

FTSE’s millennium gloom hides boom for UK stock pickers

The FTSE 100 may have fallen below 1999 levels, but for many investors in the UK stock market, it's been a great century so far.

Investors flee funds at fastest pace since Brexit vote

UK investors pulled £1.6 billion from funds during 'Red October', the biggest outflow since the month of the Brexit vote.

Santa Rally falters as three tests for stock markets loom

A 'Santa Rally' for stock markets has been knocked off course, and that's before three crucial events for investors this month.

Never mind Brexit, Italy is next year's big risk for markets

While most of the risks of Brexit are priced in to markets, investors are complacent about Italy's potential to destabilise the eurozone, says Fidelity's James Bateman.

The Accumulator: Fed turns bears into bulls with two words

Five words from Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell sparked October's sell-off. Just two this week helped markets recover ground.

Why oil is falling like it's 2008 again

The price of oil is falling at the fastest pace since the financial crisis, but fund managers are eyeing a recovery, with next week's Opec meeting a potential catalyst.