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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.

Fund managers fear being taken for ride by Uber IPO

Concerns about Uber's loss-making business model are putting off UK investors.

Why Japan presents a golden opportunity for investors

After Japan’s celebration of a new emperor during its annual national ‘Golden Week’ holiday, fund managers put the case for this overlooked developed market.

Hargreaves clients vote with their feet on Woodford's Wealth 50 status

Customers of UK's biggest stock broker give short shrift to Woodford Equity Income's inclusion in fund buy list as they join exodus.

Investors miss out on rally as £1bn pulled from funds this year

Stock markets have rallied strongly since the start of the year but investors are still scarred by last year's sell-off and Brexit uncertainty.

Danimation: what do funds invest in?

In the fourth episode of our series explaining the basics of investing in funds, we examine the sort of things they invest in.

Fund managers vindicated as Sainsbury's and Asda merger blocked

Competition watchdog has confirmed fund managers' fears over collapse of deal that led to exodus from the shares over the last year.

Citywire Ratings: Terry Smith and Lindsell Train protégé shine

Fundsmith Equity's star manager and Lindsell Train's James Bullock are among the 10 managers we highlight moving up to Citywire's top rating.

Global income chart-toppers unveil top 10 dividend stocks

Ben Peters and Chris Elliott, managers of top performing Evenlode Global Income fund, highlight 10 most sustainable dividend stocks.

Brexit weighs as 95% of UK blue-chip, mid-cap funds lag market

A staggering 95% of UK blue-chip and mid-cap funds have lagged the stock market over the last three years, as the impact of the Brexit vote continues to take its toll.

Fund managers shrug off recession fears and pile into shares

Fund managers have been buying back into shares at the fastest pace in two years, shrugging off global recession fears.

Smooth operator Mumford doubles money in three years

Paul Mumford is among small band of investors in the top quarter of their sectors in each of the last three years, and one of a handful to have delivered more than 100%.

UK dividends hit record with £100 billion mark in sight

Dividends hit record £19.7 billion in the first quarter, with total for the year expected to breach £100 billion for the first time ever.

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.

Fund managers sound correction warning after 2019 rally

Fidelity sells down shares in £32 billion 'multi-asset' funds after strong rebound since turn of the year, while Pictet strategist urges adding to cash weighting.

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.