Investment trusts

Global trusts can provide defensive diversification

Trusts in the global sector can adjust their exposure to different regions – a useful defence when macroeconomic troubles loom.

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Most popular investment trusts – November 2018

After the tech sell-off, investors have rushed towards global tech trusts now trading on bigger than usual discounts. 

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Spot the difference between skill and luck in active funds

Managers’ short-termism is blighting active funds. Those adding value should stand up and be counted as part of a campaign that could help sort the wheat from the chaff, says Andrew Pitts.

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Will FTSE reshuffle give Neil Woodford a boost?

Lee Wild, head of equity strategy at interactive investor, gives a rundown of the promotion and relegation candidates ahead of the FTSE reshuffle next month.

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The Japanese companies that can weather any storm

Aberdeen Japan Investment Trust's Kwok Chern-Yeh argues that the country's strongest businesses are robust enough to survive and thrive in the most difficult environments.

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Black Friday: three investment trust bargains not to be missed

Ahead of Black Friday (on 23 November), we pick out three investment trusts that can be snapped up on the cheap.

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Fund experts are rolling back on risk to combat returning market volatility

Our five experts reveal a new, increased and trimmed fund holding in light of greater market turbulence.

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Do shares outperform bonds? That depends on whether you are a good or bad investor

While it is true that equities outperform bonds in aggregate, the unequal performance of shares means not all equity portfolios will.

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Focus on infrastructure investments: how to build a robust income stream

Value appears as interest rate rises and renationalisation threats take the shine off infrastructure trusts.

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