Woodford buys unloved FTSE 100 trio

Repositioning portfolio

David Brenchley
Neil Woodford

Neil Woodford

Neil Woodford began the repositioning of his Woodford Equity Income fund (WEIF) with purchases of FTSE 100 stocks BT, British American Tobacco (BATS) and International Consolidated Airlines (IAG) in June, results show.

WEIF's interim results to 30 June were revealed on Friday (30 August), covering the first month of the fund's suspension, which was announced on 3 June. The results detail Woodford's top 10 purchases...

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