Investment Trust Focus

Investing as the economic landscape changes

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A buy-and-hold approach may make sense in stable times. But investors need to respond adroitly as the economic environment changes.

Interactive Investor's most-traded trusts

Interactive Investor's most-traded trusts

It was a period of two halves, but investors remained active through the volatility. Here we reveal the most-traded trusts during the first half of 2015.

The Briefing: Europe

The Briefing: Europe

Europe as a region certainly offers plenty of potential for those with longer-term investment horizons, says Moneywise's Rob Griffin.

Nine selected trusts as UK smaller companies regain favour

Nine selected trusts as UK smaller companies regain favour

UK smaller companies appear to be slowly regaining favour, particularly with our investment trust managers, after a painful rout in 2014.

UK smaller company funds surprise - Rated Funds 2015 half-year review

UK smaller company funds surprise - Rated Funds 2015 half-year review

We profile the funds making the running, and those where poor returns and manager moves prompted us to put them under review.

Market mayhem creates investment trust bargains

Market mayhem creates investment trust bargains

Sharp sell-offs in global equity markets have sent investment trust share prices plummeting, creating buying opportunities for long-term investors.

Top 15 investment trusts of the past decade

Top 15 investment trusts of the past decade

We give you the lowdown on the best performing investment trusts and what you need to consider before investing in them.

Buy, hold or sell

Buy, hold or sell

Simon Gergel, manager of Merchants Trust, tells us about the stocks he has been buying, holding and selling in his high-yielding trust.

July's 10 most-bought trusts

July's 10 most-bought trusts

Global and UK favourites dominate Interactive Investor's most-bought trusts list in July while Europe and UK smaller companies gain ground.

Which asset classes are currently out of favour?

Which asset classes are currently out of favour?

David Liddell, founder of investment trust advisory service IpsoFacto, assesses the attractions for contrarians of the various asset classes.

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