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Investment Trusts

Latest News

May 27, 2016

Property trust shareholders get 8% dividend boost

Trust sees 22nd year of dividend growth out of last 23 years.

May 26, 2016

Electra serves trust manager with termination notice

Manager Electra Partners expresses surprise at decision.

UK| May 26, 2016

Dobie joins Alliance Trust board

Appointment follows chairman’s comments about lack of gender diversity.

May 26, 2016

FundsNetwork adds 12 trusts to platform

Addition means the platform now gives advisers access to 66 investment trusts.

May 24, 2016

Winterflood questions Jupiter UK Growth trust prospects

Overhauled trust compared to Threadneedle’s UK Select, which struggled to increase assets

May 24, 2016

Tritax trust buys £77.3m property

Portfolio hopes to benefit from 3 per cent yearly increase in rental prices.

Analysis & Opinion
Timing is everything

May 25, 2016

Timing is everything

Taking advantage of fluctuations in the discount rate to optimise entry and exit points is one of the many advantages of investment trusts

Interview| May 16, 2016

“I find dividend yield a very good starting point”

Nyree Stewart talks to Job Curtis, Henderson’s director of global equity income, about the past 25 years on the City of London trust.

A question of trusts

May 05, 2016

A question of trusts

Buy-and-hold investors can sometimes get much more bang for their buck with an investment company than they could with an open-ended vehicle

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.

More on Investment Trusts
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.

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    May 24, 2016

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  2. Scottish Mortgage reports decline in NAV
    May 13, 2016

    Scottish Mortgage reports decline in NAV

    Trust still raises dividend in year to end March 2016.

  3. Securities Trust of Scotland gets new manager
    May 12, 2016

    Securities Trust of Scotland gets new manager

    Mark Whitehead replaces trust’s previous manager Alan Porter

  4. Adviser trust purchases triple post-RDR
    May 06, 2016

    Adviser trust purchases triple post-RDR

    Woodford trust helped push 2015 sales figures.

  5. Trust share buybacks double in Q1
    May 05, 2016

    Trust share buybacks double in Q1

    Boards put discount control mechanisms to work in bid to ‘compete’ with open-ended rivals

  6. Troy Income & Growth warns of more dividend cuts
    May 04, 2016

    Troy Income & Growth warns of more dividend cuts

    Trust posts six-month return of 6.2%.

  7. Witan Trust to buy back shares from Aviva
    May 03, 2016

    Witan Trust to buy back shares from Aviva

    Trust agrees to repurchase the provider’s near 16 per cent stake.

  8. Wipeouts jeopardise trusts’ role as ‘permanent capital’
    May 03, 2016

    Wipeouts jeopardise trusts’ role as ‘permanent capital’

    Short-lived IPOs means trusts should be seen as ‘semi-closed-ended structures’.

  9. Scottish Mortgage puts 25% cap on unlisted stocks
    Apr 26, 2016

    Scottish Mortgage puts 25% cap on unlisted stocks

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

  10. Global income trusts trail peers
    Apr 14, 2016

    Global income trusts trail peers

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

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