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Latest News

Apr 26, 2016

Scottish Mortgage puts 25% cap on unlisted stocks

Cap to “provide clarity for shareholders” on shift into private markets.

Apr 14, 2016

Global income trusts trail peers

Global income trusts fall out of favour despite investors’ hunger for yield.

Apr 13, 2016

F&C investment trust issues shares

Trading is expected to start tomorrow.

Apr 13, 2016

Analysts suggest BH Global to mimic Macro buyback

Analysts forecast sister trust could follow suit as Macro plans buyback.

Apr 06, 2016

Henderson insists AR fund still has capacity

Firm’s UK Absolute Return fund meets previously stated limit but will remain open

Apr 06, 2016

Baring Emerging Europe trust drops 10% performance fee

Investment management fee remains unchanged.

Analysis & Opinion
Kiss with confidence

Apr 21, 2016

Kiss with confidence

Engineers know that ‘Kiss’ stands for ‘Keep it simple, Stupid’; investors should adopt the same principle, says Russell Taylor.

Alternative Investments| Apr 06, 2016

Alternative reality

Investment trusts offer many of the benefits of investing in alternative assets without the downsides of open-ended vehicles, but demand can vary...

Mar 29, 2016

Fund Review: BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust

Fletcher looks to target undiscovered stocks with ‘long runways of growth’.

Change takes time

Mar 21, 2016

Change takes time

It is not only market movements that take time, so does technological change, says Russell Taylor.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Investment Trusts

The Retail Distribution Review’s ban on commission was expected to create a new generation of investment trust buyers.

Special Reports

Investing in Investment Trusts

Is this the turning point for investment trust popularity?

FTAdviser Blog

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

Investment trusts for income – December 2015

In a joint supplement, Money Management and Financial Adviser look at using investment trusts as part of a portfolio.

FTAdviser Blog

AIC confident VCTs can cope well with restrictions

VCT rule changes, slow dividend growth and low interest rates: what does the future hold for investment companies?

FTAdviser Blog

Record highs and historically low discounts: AIC

Across the year 2015 advisers were paying closer attention to the investment company sector, with record numbers of purchases on platforms.

Recent Articles
  1. Depressed Pantheon goes bargain-hunting
    Apr 06, 2016

    Depressed Pantheon goes bargain-hunting

    Out-of-favour trust buys into energy sector and financial services

  2. Analysts flag ‘cheap’ EM trust opportunities
    Apr 05, 2016

    Analysts flag ‘cheap’ EM trust opportunities

    Rally in EM stocks yet to be reflected in investment trust discounts, analysts suggest.

  3. Woodford to stop charging investors for research
    Apr 04, 2016

    Woodford to stop charging investors for research

    Fund manager also promises to disclose all costs on a single page on its website.

  4. Mar 30, 2016

    Davies proposed to take over Jupiter Global Trust

    Trust’s board looks to focus on UK growth, mirroring the approach of Mr Davies’s current fund

  5. Investment trusts could bump your money by 116%
    Mar 30, 2016

    Investment trusts could bump your money by 116%

    Body makes a case for using investment companies, particularly those invested in UK equity income, as part of a pension portfolio

  6. BlackRock Latin American trust prefers Mexico to Brazil
    Mar 22, 2016

    BlackRock Latin American trust prefers Mexico to Brazil

    Trust saw its net asset value increase by 4.8 per cent in February

  7. Woodford’s trust NAV slips 2.6%
    Mar 22, 2016

    Woodford’s trust NAV slips 2.6%

    Board postpones fundraising due to uncertain markets.

  8. Woodford’s trust NAV slips 2.6%
    Mar 22, 2016

    Woodford’s trust NAV slips 2.6%

    Board postpones fundraising due to uncertain markets

  9. SNAPSHOT: Investment Trusts
    Mar 21, 2016

    SNAPSHOT: Investment Trusts

    Getting to grips with split capital trusts.

  10. JP Morgan’s emerging market trust board explains performance
    Mar 17, 2016

    JP Morgan’s emerging market trust board explains performance

    Discount on the investment trust’s shares widened from 10.7 per cent to 11 per cent.

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