Investor sentiment has slumped to its second lowest level since July 2013, according to the latest Investor Sentiment index.
Alliance Trust has appointed two new board members as it continues to address shareholder concerns following its spat with Elliott Advisors.
A new investment trust focused on energy efficiency is to be launched under the leadership of well-known financier Ben Goldsmith.
Chair of Alliance Trust Karin Forseke has mounted a fresh attack on Elliott Advisors, urging shareholders to trust the current board.
Until recently, it was hard for income-oriented investors to gain international diversification, as most funds only provided capital growth.
Prepare for the future with tangible assets such as corporate bonds, global equities, property and gold, suggests Barry Riley.