Investment trusts

Three model investment portfolios for a retirement nest egg

We asked three financial advisers to construct hypothetical portfolios for investors with different requirements.

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Tech-heavy funds and investment trusts the biggest losers in sell-off

We crunch the numbers to reveal the funds and investment trusts that have suffered the most during the big October sell-off. 

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Murray International’s Bruce Stout: tech obsession will end badly for passive investors

The trust has raised its dividend in each of the last 15 years, but 2018 has not been easy. Bruce Stout talks predictions, FAANGs and trade wars.

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Investment trusts: are young people missing an opportunity?

Managers should reach out to millennials to explain the benefits of long-term investing, says Alex Denny.

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Have fund investors been buying high and selling low?

Europe equity funds experienced net retail outflows of £303 million, while investors pulled £429 million out of UK funds in August.

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Smithson raises launch target to £600 million

Smithson, the brain child of veteran investor Terry Smith, has increased the amount of shares available to investors before the trust’s launch.

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Aberdeen appointed managers of new private equity investment trust

The Global Sustainability Trust is part of a growing trend of investment trusts tapping into unlisted stocks. 

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Top 10 most popular investment trusts – September 2018

A China trust was snapped up by investors looking for a bargain, while Woodford Patient Capital saw renewed investor interest.

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Higher-yielding trusts: are investors choosing jam today?

We explain why investors need to avoid the highest-yielding trusts if they want sustainable income growth. 

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