Investment Trust Focus

The Briefing: Global sector

The Briefing: Global sector

Given the uncertainty in financial markets, there's little wonder that the IMA's Global sector remains one of the most popular among UK investors.

November's 10 most-bought trusts

November's 10 most-bought trusts

Nine Money Observer Rated Funds make Interactive Investor's list of most-popular trusts, with Scottish Mortgage still leading.

Five favoured funds and trusts for emerging market exposure

Five favoured funds and trusts for emerging market exposure

Investec's Max King is decidedly bullish on global emerging markets, unlike some of our seven-strong panel of multi-manager experts.

Private equity star piles up the gains in Balanced Portfolio

Private equity star piles up the gains in Balanced Portfolio

Uncertainty gave way to relief among investors over the quarter, resulting in strong performance from many holdings, including 3i Group.

Solar power sector set to shine in Active Income Portfolio

Solar power sector set to shine in Active Income Portfolio

Our active income portfolio is pulling out of a profitable global investment and reinvesting the cash in UK-based solar power generation.

Three trusts for contrarian investors

Three trusts for contrarian investors

IpsoFacto's David Liddell examines the thinking behind contrarian investing and tips three trusts for investors willing to challenge the consensus.

Five investment trusts treading a tightrope

Five investment trusts treading a tightrope

Some trusts are more vulnerable to market setbacks than others. Which could struggle and what should you look for when reviewing your holdings?

Where can investors find exposure to the energy storage sector?

Where can investors find exposure to the energy storage sector?

The ability to store energy at grid and device level requires a leap forward that is taxing many firms. But the rewards will be immense.

Fund profile: Witan Investment Trust

Fund profile: Witan Investment Trust

Andrew Bell, chief executive at Witan, tells Lindsay Vincent how the global giant has turned its fortunes around over the past decade.

"Liquidity trap" management in emerging markets favours trusts

"Liquidity trap" management in emerging markets favours trusts

Investment trusts have the edge over open-ended funds as a better way to manage emerging market liquidity risk, and have other advantages too.

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