Neil Woodford

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Neil Woodford,  founding partner of Woodford Investment Management.

Struggling stock picker Neil Woodford is considering exiting part or all of his stake in UK subprime lender Non-Standard Finance Plc, sources said, as(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. All investors can suffer from short-termism, says fund manager Joe Wiggins, “but it is easier for amateur investors to avoid it”. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Inside information, better tools, better connections, access to almost infinite amounts of data – it’s fair to say ordinary investors can’t compete ag(...)

Ireland and Luxembourg are among the biggest fund domiciles in Europe, together accounting for 56 per cent of assets invested in Ucits funds

Assets invested in European mutual funds hit a record high this year, pushing past the €10 trillion mark. Ucits, which stands for “undertakings for (...)

 Neil Woodford: his reputation lies in ruins.

For years, Neil Woodford was regarded as Britain’s answer to Warren Buffett, an iconic fund manager who could be relied upon to beat the market. Now, (...)

US president Donald Trump: took to Twitter to bash the Fed.  Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

Donald Trump’s desire for interest rate cuts is clearly shared by investors. Markets now expect three rate cuts in 2019, a prospect which has helped d(...)

The benchmark S&P 500 index is now just about 2 per cent away from its early May record high. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Hopes of monetary stimulus lifted investor sentiment globally on Tuesday with anticipation of an interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve. In the U(...)

Other shares in Woodford’s portfolio have turned in poor performances, such as online estate agent Purplebricks. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty

Turning an investment of £1,000 into £23,000 during his stellar 25-year reign at money management firm Invesco Perpetual earned Neil Woodford the acco(...)

Shares in Arytza, which owns the Cuisine de France brand, fell 13.3 per cent on Tuesday

European shares rose on Tuesday to distance themselves further from a more than three-month low hit during the previous session, aided by car makers t(...)

Neil Woodford CBE, the  British fund manager and the founding partner of Woodford Investment Management. Photograph: Richard Cannon

One of the UK’s best-known fund managers, Neil Woodford, has moved to block investors taking money out of his flagship fund, sending shares in many of(...)

As its shares soared  after flotation in  2015, Purplebricks was valued at more than £1 billion at one stage

Online estate agency Purplebricks came out fighting last year when a leading City analyst declared that using its property sale service was akin to “a(...)

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