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09:59

David Smith appointed lead manager on Henderson High Income

Alex Crooke to become deputy manager of the Henderson High Income trust as David Smith becomes lead.

Asia Pacific| 08:53

Nicholas Price appointed to Fidelity Japanese Values

The manager will replace Shinji Higaki on the investment trust from September 1 2015.

Jul 30, 2015

Foreign & Colonial shows optimism for coming quarters

Half year results show optimism, a year after Paul Niven took fund manager responsibilities

Jul 29, 2015

Bet on small caps is paying off for Walls

Unicorn manager has strongly outperformed his index in the past three years, delivering 57.1%.

Jul 27, 2015

Thesis strips model portfolios of investment trusts

Thesis dumps its investment trust holdings as its concerns over liquidity rise.

Jul 24, 2015

Fidelity Asian Values trust reduces annual charges

The board of the investment trust has agreed to lower the annual management charge as part of a “tiered” pricing structure.

Analysis & Opinion

Alternative Investments| 08:26

Fund Review: Golden Prospect Precious Metals

Keith Watson explains the process behind the precious metals investment trust.

Jul 13, 2015

Fund Review: The Biotech Growth Trust

Manager Geoffrey Hsu explains the benefits of using proprietary research to pick stocks for the trust.

Property| Jun 22, 2015

Fund Review: Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust

The manager targets the worst properties in the best locations to realise gains.

From Special Report: 100 Club 2014 Review - June 2015| Jun 08, 2015

Trusts thrive in Specialist Sectors

Alternative investment trusts in the IA 100 Club 2014 membership show the benefits of their flexibility.

Recent Articles
  1. Alliance Trust rejigs portfolio after poor returns
    Equities| Jul 23, 2015

    Alliance Trust rejigs portfolio after poor returns

    Alliance Trust has admitted to “disappointing” portfolio returns in the first half of the year, citing the “sharp rise” in bond yields in June.

  2. BlackRock scraps tender offer on Income Strategies trust
    Jul 21, 2015

    BlackRock scraps tender offer on Income Strategies trust

    Board decides not to launch scheme to buy back up to 20 per cent of the shares after the discount narrows.

  3. Hargreaves to take on £60m of Jupiter Isa and trust clients
    Jul 20, 2015

    Hargreaves to take on £60m of Jupiter Isa and trust clients

    Up to 5,000 clients may elect to transfer, use Jupiter’s default option, or move to an alternative regulated provider.

  4. Emerging markets guru Mobius hands trust lead to Hardenberg
    Investments| Jul 13, 2015

    Emerging markets guru Mobius hands trust lead to Hardenberg

    Manager hands over lead role on his £1.9bn trust to colleague Carlos Hardenberg.

  5. Brunner pair pare down portfolio
    Jul 09, 2015

    Brunner pair pare down portfolio

    Mangers Macdonald and Thomas slash trust’s holdings from 120 to 85 to pursue conviction plays.

  6. Invesco star managers detect glut of unattractive debt
    Investments| Jul 06, 2015

    Invesco star managers detect glut of unattractive debt

    Investors desperate for yield are snapping up new debt issuances with ‘unattractive’ pricing, duo tell analysts Winterflood Securities.

  7. Dollar strength helps boost Polar Capital Technology Trust
    Jul 03, 2015

    Dollar strength helps boost Polar Capital Technology Trust

    Investment trust reports 30.7 per cent increase in total assets as a recovery in US technology and a strong dollar boosted performance.

  8. Trust manager turnover rises: AIC
    Jun 30, 2015

    Trust manager turnover rises: AIC

    Changes due to ‘boards addressing long-term performance issues’, says AIC’s chief exec Sayers

  9. Healthcare sector ‘ripe for investment’
    Jun 26, 2015

    Healthcare sector ‘ripe for investment’

    Sam Islay, manager of the Worldwide Healthcare Trust, said factors have combined to create positive fundamentals.

  10. Broker slaps ‘sell’ rating on new Woodford trust
    Jun 23, 2015

    Broker slaps ‘sell’ rating on new Woodford trust

    Stifel recommends investors sell the trust due to its high premium to net asset value.

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