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How Vodafone went from Facebook to flat, hitting UK yields

How Vodafone went from Facebook to flat, hitting UK yields

Once the ‘Facebook of its sector’ Vodafone is now ‘flatlining’, say managers of Merchants trust, while Neptune fund manager Robin Geffen describes its dividend cut as a ‘canary in the coal mine’ for the UK stock market.

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Defensive Seneca cuts shares for gold and warns of 2020 slump

Fund group makes further cuts to shares exposure and takes position in two gold funds, warning of 'global slump' starting next year.

Debenhams collapse: where next for UK retail stocks?

Fund managers argue broad-based pessimism towards UK retail stocks ignores promise of sector's quality companies.

Top earner Woolnough sees outflows of £1.5 billion in February

M&G's top-earning fund manager Richard Woolnough saw £1.5 billion leave his M&G Optimal Income fund in February as investors continued to be cautious of stock markets

2019: the big fund winners and losers in the year so far

Technology, China and US small company funds enjoyed the first quarter rebound in stock markets, but some Europe and ‘absolute return’ funds fared badly. Click through our gallery to find out more.

David Stevenson: Vanbrugh vs Vanguard – one-stop fund shops that do a good job

I’m not a big fan of ‘funds of funds’ but these two contrasting multi-asset funds are worth a closer look.

Troy launches multi-asset ethical fund for Lyon's cub

Charlotte Yonge, Sebastian Lyon's assistant manager on £4.1 billion Trojan fund, handed reins of Trojan Ethical fund.