Trust sees 22nd year of dividend growth out of last 23 years.
Manager Electra Partners expresses surprise at decision.
Appointment follows chairman’s comments about lack of gender diversity.
Addition means the platform now gives advisers access to 66 investment trusts.
Overhauled trust compared to Threadneedle’s UK Select, which struggled to increase assets
Portfolio hopes to benefit from 3 per cent yearly increase in rental prices.
Analysis & Opinion
Taking advantage of fluctuations in the discount rate to optimise entry and exit points is one of the many advantages of investment trusts
Nyree Stewart talks to Job Curtis, Henderson’s director of global equity income, about the past 25 years on the City of London trust.
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
Engineers know that ‘Kiss’ stands for ‘Keep it simple, Stupid’; investors should adopt the same principle, says Russell Taylor.
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