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Investment Trusts

Latest News

UK| Apr 17, 2014

Strong first full year for Brazier on Threadneedle trust

Threadneedle UK Select trust manager doubles index return in first full year as manager.

Apr 17, 2014

Canaccord reinstates Murray International trust as ‘buy’

Stockbroker upgrades rating for Bruce Stout’s £1.4bn equity trust after tough period last year.

Apr 17, 2014

Jupiter trust halves discount despite Nutt’s exit

Jupiter Dividend & Growth trust increases NAV as Alastair Gunn takes over from Tony Nutt.

Apr 14, 2014

‘Good time to buy’ smaller trusts, as prices fall sharply

Drop in trust share prices is good investment opportunity, says Westhouse

UK| Apr 11, 2014

Mutual fund inflows boost Jupiter’s assets to £32.2bn

Total net inflows of £547m across its range including investment trusts helped boost assets under management.

Apr 09, 2014

VCT sector raises £436m in 2013 to 2014 tax year

The 2013 to 2014 tax year marked the third highest level ever of annual VCT funds raised.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Hunt for Income - March 2014| Apr 01, 2014

Investment trusts can have their advantages – but be wary

There is value to be had in investment trusts, but you need to research them carefully.

From Special Report: Hunt for Income - March 2014| Apr 01, 2014

UK Equity Income hits difficult patch

Value is getting far more difficult to find within UK equity income investment trusts.

From Special Report: Tax-Efficient Investing - March 2014| Mar 31, 2014

Demand for VCTs sees an increase

Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) are enjoying increased popularity this tax year. But what are the drivers behind this growth.

From Special Report: Spring Investment Monitor - March 2014| Mar 17, 2014

New fund management faces to look out for in 2014

How will the new faces of fund management in 2014 cope with the challenge?

Recent Articles
  1. JPMorgan’s Fish seeks more ‘stock-specific risk’
    Apr 08, 2014

    JPMorgan’s Fish seeks more ‘stock-specific risk’

    JPMorgan manager says it is tricky to outperform as everything is going ‘up and down together’.

  2. Investment trusts ‘set for boom’
    Apr 02, 2014

    Investment trusts ‘set for boom’

    Advisers should expect investment trusts focused on income to issue more shares over the coming year to meet increased demand, Annabel Brodie-Smith...

  3. Two more trusts cut fees to remain competitive post-RDR
    Apr 01, 2014

    Two more trusts cut fees to remain competitive post-RDR

    Investment trusts managed by Schroders and Montanaro Asset Management join the trend of trust fee cuts.

  4. Miton’s Williams seeks £50m share issue to cut trust premium
    Mar 31, 2014

    Miton’s Williams seeks £50m share issue to cut trust premium

    New shares may be issued for Diverse Income trust; amount managed in Gervais Williams’ strategy now above previous cap.

  5. Stock calls boost Baillie Gifford Japan Trust
    Mar 28, 2014

    Stock calls boost Baillie Gifford Japan Trust

    Investment company reports a 3.8 per cent increase in NAV per share compared with 2 per cent decline in Topix in six months to February 28.

  6. Shin Nippon soars thanks to e-commerce holdings
    Mar 28, 2014

    Shin Nippon soars thanks to e-commerce holdings

    Internet holdings help boost investment trust performance.

  7. Fidelity ‘using market clout’ to cut trust fees
    Mar 25, 2014

    Fidelity ‘using market clout’ to cut trust fees

    Fidelity is finally using its economies of scale to drive down pricing as its Chinese investment trust makes further cuts to its annual management...

  8. Put options fail to protect Schroders’ Asian Total Return
    Mar 25, 2014

    Put options fail to protect Schroders’ Asian Total Return

    Moves by manager Robin Parbrook to protect investment trust against market falls did ‘not work as well as hoped’.

  9. Wee Li Hee to replace Martin Lau on First State trust
    Mar 24, 2014

    Wee Li Hee to replace Martin Lau on First State trust

    Wee Li Hee to assume co-manager role on Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies trust with Angus Tulloch.

  10. F&C US small cap trust to be renamed with Jupiter brand
    Mar 21, 2014

    F&C US small cap trust to be renamed with Jupiter brand

    Robert Siddles’ (pictured) investment trust to be renamed following manager’s move to Jupiter.

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