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Oct 22, 2014

Locke recommends taking profits from Aberforth

Investment trust analyst suggests potential UK small cap shift.

Oct 21, 2014

Walls weighs up investment in flagging World Mining Trust

Manager says share price of Evy Hambro’s mining trust has fallen to more attractive price.

Oct 21, 2014

Hargreaves sceptical about ‘RDR effect’

Bristol-based intermediary questions what is behind surge in purchases of investment trusts.

Oct 10, 2014

Henderson’s Beckett ups peripheral exposure

Henderson manager has added Italian and Spanish investments to his portfolio.

Oct 08, 2014

Volckaert sells top stocks ahead of market rotation

Henderson’s global equity manager makes shift in investment trust portfolio.

Oct 07, 2014

AIC bemoans IFAs holding trusts but refusing to recommend

Director general cites further research indicating favourable performance track record.

Analysis & Opinion

Interview| Oct 23, 2014

Q&A: James de Sausmarez

James de Sausmarez, head of investment trusts at Henderson Global Investors, talks all things investment trusts and why he never played as...

Asia Pacific| Sep 08, 2014

Fund Review: Aberdeen Asian Income fund

The fund’s manager, Hugh Young, says the team’s disciplined approach to investing has helped to combat market uncertainties

A new investingworld

Aug 26, 2014

A new investingworld

The world is changing about us faster than we realise, and we must rethink our investment strategies, says Russell Taylor.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Split Capital Investment Trusts

This guide looks at how split capital investment trusts work, the pros and cons of the vehicle and the regulatory stance in 2014.

Special Reports

Investment Trusts - August 2014

Has the RDR levelled the playing field for investment trusts?

Special Reports

Investment Trusts - May 2014

In the post-RDR world, investments trusts have been expected to make ground against their open-ended counterparts and find favour among investors.

Recent Articles
  1. Alliance Trust adds 80 funds to platform
    Wraps & Platforms| Oct 07, 2014

    Alliance Trust adds 80 funds to platform

    Inflows to Oeics and unit trusts increase to 21 per cent in 2014 from 7 per cent in 2013.

  2. Double digit proposals for Julie Dean’s old trust
    Oct 06, 2014

    Double digit proposals for Julie Dean’s old trust

    Chairman of Schroder’s UK Growth investment trust hopes to announce the manager by this time next month.

  3. Macau trust posts ‘record’ results
    Oct 03, 2014

    Macau trust posts ‘record’ results

    Gaming appeal boosts property portfolio.

  4. Peter Arthur elected as AIC chairman
    Oct 03, 2014

    Peter Arthur elected as AIC chairman

    From January 2015 Andrew Bell will step down as chairman of the AIC.

  5. Investment Trust View: Why do IFAs fear trusts?
    Oct 03, 2014

    Investment Trust View: Why do IFAs fear trusts?

    Investment trusts consistently outperform open-ended funds, yet advisers still ignore them.

  6. AIC names new chairman
    From Your Industry| Oct 02, 2014

    AIC names new chairman

    Chairperson will change in the new year.

  7. Mind the gender gap: Woman face disadvantages in retirement
    From Pensions| Oct 01, 2014

    Mind the gender gap: Woman face disadvantages in retirement

    Men are more likely to be prepared for retirement than women according to research, though auto-enrolment and guidance from advisers may help to...

  8. Octopus Investments acquires MedicX
    Investments| Oct 01, 2014

    Octopus Investments acquires MedicX

    MedicX chief executive Mike Adams and his team will join Octopus and continue to manage their investment trust.

  9. Monks trust adds Tigue to board after retirement
    Sep 30, 2014

    Monks trust adds Tigue to board after retirement

    Jeremy Tigue takes on new role as he retires from F&C Asset Management today.

  10. Internet stocks dent Shin Nippon results
    Sep 30, 2014

    Internet stocks dent Shin Nippon results

    ‘New economy’ holdings suffer as consumption tax also hits Japanese market.

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