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Bargain hunter: new manager and double-digit discount

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Money Observer's Marina Gerner has hunted down another bargain investment trust, this time sporting a blockbuster 12% discount and a new manager with a cracking record.

Brexit or Bremain? 10 trusts to beat Friday's rush

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Whichever way the EU vote goes, investors will rush to cash in on the result come Friday, so Money Observer's Marina Gerner names the top trusts to buy to benefit from either outcome.

Five doomsday funds to safeguard investors' cash

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With a slew of global headwinds stoking fears of recession, Money Observer's Kyle Caldwell reveals five ultra-defensive funds aimed at protecting your cash, come what may.

Bargain hunter: 8% dividend growth and widest discount in years

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Money Observer's own investment trust bargain hunter Kyle Caldwell reveals another gem: a trust run by a Woodford protégé, delivering 8% dividend growth and at a record discount.

A short-term growth portfolio for higher-risk investors

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This portfolio returned nearly 20% over three years, leaving its index in the dust. Money Observer's Marina Gerner explores how it's built, who it's for and why it's done so well.

Shares to buy, hold or sell: Fidelity Global Dividend

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This fund leads its sector over three years, with almost double the average return. Money Observer's David Brenchley gets the lowdown on the manager's recent trades.

Do you have too many holdings in your portfolio?

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Diversifying holdings to safeguard returns is a core tenet of the investor's creed - but just how far should you go? Money Observer's Danielle Levy asks the experts.

Six in 10 trusts gear up ahead of EU vote

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While more investors shelter in defensive funds, investment trusts are maintaining borrowing levels ahead of the EU referendum, writes Money Observer's Kyle Caldwell.

Neil Woodford's Brexit strategy

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Star fund manager Neil Woodford has released an update on his investment strategy ahead of the EU referendum next week. Lee Wild details the key points.

Bargain hunter: High yield at big discount

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A trust that buys UK-listed shares is offering an eye-catching yield, with the added bonus of a 10.2% discount, writes Money Observer's Kyle Caldwell.