Investment trusts

Reliable income via social infrastructure trusts appeals in uncertain markets

These investment trusts’ dividends are mostly well supported by revenue streams.

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Star manager Alexander Darwall apologises for stock pick ‘disaster’

European Opportunities Trust manager says sorry for having had ‘too much’ of German fintech firm Wirecard in the portfolio.

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Investing post-Covid: strategies for a new world order

Key investment considerations are emerging, such as a reassessment of passives, and the strains of income loss.

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Best and worst investment trusts in the first half of 2020

Research by the Association of Investment Companies sorts the winners from the losers.

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Top 10 most popular investment trusts: June 2020

Investors still had a clear preference for tech-focused investment trusts. 

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10 standout investment trusts

There are striking links between manager tenure and long-term outperformance, says Ian Cowie.

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Dividend kings, sustainable returns, and one fund’s massive outperformance

In this Money Observer podcast episode, the team consider award-winning funds, the dethroning of the dividend kings, and more.

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Dividend kings: reliable income shares hit by Covid cuts

Investing in companies that pay reliable dividends tended to deliver solid returns, but the Covid-19 contagion has changed all that. Kyle Caldwell writes.

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UK income investors at risk of owning the same shares  

There is high degree of overlap between the portfolios of the UK’s largest income-focused investment funds and trusts.

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