Investment trusts

The UK equity income investment trusts in the best position to retain or increase dividends

New analysis has revealed the size of UK equity income investment trusts’ ‘rainy day’ reserve funds, which can be dipped into in order to retain or increase dividends.

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Why investment funds fail, and how they can turn from zero to hero

Tom Bailey examines why some funds and trusts fail, and the factors that can enable recovery.

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Investment trusts tell shareholders to not attend AGMs in light of coronavirus

Being legally required to hold an AGM, however, many are instead asking members to either vote by proxy or join via video conference call.

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Renewable energy investment trusts retain appeal among income investors

Coronavirus has touched everything, but a group of funds continue to look attractive for those seeking income from their investments.

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‘Next generation’ investment trust dividend heroes revealed

Find out which 25 investment trusts make the list of the next generation of dividend heroes, having increased their dividends each year for 10 to 20 years.

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Active investing in European markets

Despite a lacklustre economy, Europe is home to some fantastic companies in growing markets that can build wealth for investors over the long term.

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What does ‘defensive investing’ mean today?

As investors reflect on the damage inflicted on their portfolios by the coronavirus outbreak, they may be looking for a way to build in greater resilience.

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Purposeful Portfolio: Regular Income: coronavirus contagion will put dividends under pressure

Covid-19 contagion is threatening to wreck the global economy and pile pressure on crucial dividends.

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Commercial property investment trust discounts slump as investors head for the exit

The asset class - made up primarily of shops, industrial buildings such as warehouses, and offices - is a bellwether for

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