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Investment Trusts

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Asia Pacific| Feb 26, 2015

Fidelity’s Nicholls hikes Chinese A share exposure

Manager has used new route into Chinese domestic stockmarket to rotate portfolio since taking on China Special Situations from Anthony Bolton.

Feb 26, 2015

British Assets investors give thumbs up to BlackRock switch

Plans to hand the management of the trust from F&C to BlackRock and change its investment strategy approved by 97 per cent of shareholders.

Feb 19, 2015

Coombs finds Woodford’s fee structure “gimmicky”

Rathbone’s David Coombs is frustrated by the “noise” around fees and suggested Neil Woodford should have stuck to a conventional management fee.

Feb 18, 2015

Cayenne Trust to close down as co-manager leaves

James Hart to leave Cayenne and join Witan as an investment director in April.

North American| Feb 17, 2015

Gabelli trust raises less than half its £250m target

First UK retail product from Gabelli Asset Management reaches £101m at launch - short of its hoped-for target.

Feb 16, 2015

Investors steer clear of small trusts

Vehicles of less than £200m in size are being shunned by investors, Winterflood poll finds.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Sustainable Investing - March 2015| Mar 02, 2015

Government pledges and renewable energy

While there are often visible earnings from government subsidies, intervention is a double-edge sword.

From Special Report: Sustainable Investing - March 2015| Mar 02, 2015

What is sustainable investing, anyway?

A straw poll seems to suggest ESG is the best way of expressing what sustainable investing is.

From Special Report: Sustainable Investing - March 2015| Mar 02, 2015

Benchmarking sustainable funds’ performance

There are, as of yet, no widely recognised indices or benchmarks for funds looking to invest in a sustainable way

InterviewfromAsia Pacific| Mar 02, 2015

‘I’m not sure anyone always wants to be a fund manager’

Nyree Stewart talks to Baillie Gifford partner Sarah Whitley about witnessing the firm’s growth and spending ‘other people’s money on good causes’.

Recent Articles
  1. Sustainable Investing - March 2014
    From Our Publications| Mar 02, 2015

    Sustainable Investing - March 2014

    Interest has been on the rise for some time, but most importantly returns are beginning to flow back to investors.

  2. Feb 23, 2015

    Snapshot: Ten tips to support your due diligence

    What should you consider when considering investment trusts?

  3. FundsNetwork to offer first external investment trust
    Feb 16, 2015

    FundsNetwork to offer first external investment trust

    The new Woodford Patient Capital Trust is set to be the first non-Fidelity investment trust to be offered on FundsNetwork.

  4. Investing in Investment Trusts - February 2015
    From Special Report: | Feb 16, 2015

    Investing in Investment Trusts - February 2015

    Many investment trusts are overlooked and overachieving.

  5. From Special Report: | Feb 16, 2015

    A golden era for investment trusts

    RDR ramifications continue to emerge.

  6. From Special Report: | Feb 16, 2015

    Emerging markets lag frontier nations

    Frontiers push ahead of emerging markets.

  7. From Special Report: | Feb 16, 2015

    VCTs: A less taxing way for clients to invest

    VCTs have been around for decades.

  8. From Special Report: | Feb 16, 2015

    VCTs and biotech trusts excel in 2014

    VCTs, emerging market funds and biotech vehicles led the investment trust world.

  9. Electra Private Equity cuts fees
    Feb 11, 2015

    Electra Private Equity cuts fees

    One of the largest UK investment trusts, Electra Private Equity, plans to cut its fee and pay out a dividend.

  10. Gabelli trust may have a tough time, analysts predict
    Feb 09, 2015

    Gabelli trust may have a tough time, analysts predict

    US-based investment manager may struggle to raise funds for its new trust, warn experts.

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