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Investment Trusts

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Sustainability warning as trusts dip into profits for income

Analysts highlight issues with discount-narrowing policy.

Aug 19, 2016

Specialist debt trusts seek to capitalise on yield hunt

Nine trusts vie for capital as asset-backed securities’ popularity continues to soar.

Aug 10, 2016

Schroders appoints retail investment trusts boss

John Spedding to promote closed-ended funds to retail clients.

Aug 09, 2016

Equity trusts with 4% yield fall in three months

Two BlackRock trusts have flagged dividend cuts in the current year.

Aug 04, 2016

Woodford Patient Capital suffers 10.8% NAV decline

Manager admits “some investors will be disappointed” after a ‘challenging’ six months.

Aug 03, 2016

Investment trust platform purchases slip in Q1

Transact topped the list as the most dominant platform for adviser purchases.

Analysis & Opinion
Crunching data to find stellar players

From Special Report: IA 100 Club Who's In - July 2016| Jul 18, 2016

Crunching data to find stellar players

The methodology behind the Investment Adviser 100 Club 2016.

Closed-ended funds show their resilience

From Special Report: IA 100 Club Who's In - July 2016| Jul 18, 2016

Closed-ended funds show their resilience

Investment trust membership has fallen, but still rival their open-ended counterparts in certain categories.

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Special Reports

Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2016

Who’s in and who’s out of this year’s elite list of funds and asset managers?

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How trusts could help boost retirement savings

Investment trusts could make a positive difference to the size of a pension pot, argues Sherry-Ann Sweeting of The Scottish Investment Trust.

Special Reports

Investing in Investment Trusts

Is this the turning point for investment trust popularity?

Recent Articles
  1. Ex-British Assets trust to review investment target
    Aug 01, 2016

    Ex-British Assets trust to review investment target

    BlackRock Income Strategies has struggled since adopting multi-asset approach in 2015.

  2. Woodford hires trust veterans for Patient Capital
    Jul 29, 2016

    Woodford hires trust veterans for Patient Capital

    Pair of board appointees have backgrounds in financial services.

  3. Scottish American trust rallies despite Brexit setback
    Jul 29, 2016

    Scottish American trust rallies despite Brexit setback

    Healthcare and financial services were pinpointed as sectors which were instrumental in helping deliver returns.

  4. F&C’s £2.7bn trust NAV hits record high
    Jul 28, 2016

    F&C’s £2.7bn trust NAV hits record high

    Company also announced it was on track to deliver its 46th consecutive year of dividend increases.

  5. Alliance Trust underperforms in Brexit turmoil
    From Your Industry| Jul 22, 2016

    Alliance Trust underperforms in Brexit turmoil

    Chairman says Brexit meant the trust’s equity holdings “gave up” the outperformance reported in the first five months of the year.

  6. Electra appoints CFO amid review
    UK| Jul 22, 2016

    Electra appoints CFO amid review

    Gavin Manson will join in new role as trust undergoes shake-up.

  7. Investment trust assets double in a decade
    Jul 19, 2016

    Investment trust assets double in a decade

    AIC chief executive says trust structure allows managers to take a long-term view without having to deal with large scale redemptions.

  8. Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2016
    From Our Publications| Jul 18, 2016

    Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2016

    Who’s in and who’s out of this year’s elite list of funds and asset managers?

  9. Standard Life sells properties in £328m investment trust
    Property| Jul 13, 2016

    Standard Life sells properties in £328m investment trust

    Sell-off amounts to £12.4m in assets.

  10. JPM Overseas trust to change name after 129 years
    Jul 11, 2016

    JPM Overseas trust to change name after 129 years

    Aims to shift discount by adding income focus.

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