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Economic Indicators| Feb 12, 2016

Why biotech sector has further to go

Not all biotech stocks are overvalued, and there is still opportunity in the sector.

Feb 11, 2016

Old Mutual to offer investment trusts in 2017

An update from Old Mutual on plans to add investment trusts.

Feb 10, 2016

Vecht to deploy new capital to Argentina

Frontiers trust aims to raise £65m for South America and SE Asia opportunities.

Feb 10, 2016

Investment trusts could boost retirement savings

Investment trusts can offer significant long-term track records of dividend increases

Feb 10, 2016

Trusts’ dividend reserves ‘no panacea’

Stephen Peters says investors must consider potential risks of widening discounts.

Feb 09, 2016

Investors more open to buying smaller trusts: Study

More investors consider smaller investment companies, despite ongoing liquidity concerns.

Analysis & Opinion
SNAPSHOT: Gauging the value of private equity trusts

Feb 08, 2016

SNAPSHOT: Gauging the value of private equity trusts

Time to consider private equity investment trusts?

UK| Jan 25, 2016

Fund Review: UK Equity Income

Helped by Woodford’s fund, bestselling sector attracts £448m of net retail inflows in November.

Interview| Jan 25, 2016

“We want the good ideas we have to actually work for us”

The new head of British Empire Trust talks to Ellie Duncan about the merits of a closed-ended structure and plans to improve performance.

Insight: Global investment trusts

Jan 22, 2016

Insight: Global investment trusts

Investment in this space offers flexibility in terms of region and sub-sectors, but Spriha Srivastava finds out there are still risks to consider.

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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

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?

Special Reports

Investment Trusts - October 2015

Diversification helps trusts to outperform over the long term.

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.

Special Reports

Investment Adviser 100 Club 2015 - September 2015

Now in its fourth year, the 100 Club 2015 is dominated by JPMorgan funds and investment trusts.

Recent Articles
  1. Henderson trust justifies wind-up decision
    Feb 05, 2016

    Henderson trust justifies wind-up decision

    Since announcing the Henderson Global Investment Trust’s was being wound up, the vehicle’s discount has narrowed significantly.

  2. Miton MicroCap trust to raise extra £30m
    Feb 02, 2016

    Miton MicroCap trust to raise extra £30m

    Gervais Williams’ trust to tap further demand.

  3. Insufficient scale forces Henderson Global wind up
    Feb 01, 2016

    Insufficient scale forces Henderson Global wind up

    Henderson Global trust will roll into International Income or Bankers trusts.

  4. Investment trusts added to RSMR research hub
    Jan 27, 2016

    Investment trusts added to RSMR research hub

    Currently there are 24 investment trusts that have been rated.

  5. Alliance Trust Savings adds ex-Cofunds sales head
    Jan 25, 2016

    Alliance Trust Savings adds ex-Cofunds sales head

    Firm makes double appointment to executive team.

  6. Electra begins strategic review as Bramson arrives
    Jan 25, 2016

    Electra begins strategic review as Bramson arrives

    Investment trust considers changes to investment policy and structure.

  7. Investment bank backs equity trusts for high yields
    Jan 21, 2016

    Investment bank backs equity trusts for high yields

    Report says 21 investment trusts provide dividend yields of 4 per cent plus.

  8. Rothschild trust reclassified into AIC Flexible Investment
    Jan 19, 2016

    Rothschild trust reclassified into AIC Flexible Investment

    AIC Flexible Investment sector launches with reclassification of companies.

  9. AIC confident VCTs can cope well with restrictions
    FTAdviser Blog| Jan 18, 2016

    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?

  10. Yield hunt must become ‘more discerning’
    Jan 15, 2016

    Yield hunt must become ‘more discerning’

    Canaccord suggests some income-generating trusts may disappoint.

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