Investment Trust Focus

Bargain hunter: Bag a double discounter while you can

Bargain hunter: Bag a double discounter while you can trusts funds of funds

For canny investors, trusts that hold trusts are a way to stack up discounts and boost returns. Fiona Hamilton examines some of the best 'funds-of-funds' around.

A successful income portfolio for higher risk investors

An adventurous income portfolio digging up big returns holdings performance fund

Money Observer's Lima portfolio targets growing income at higher risk and, despite a tough start to 2016, it's delivered impressive gains. Marina Gerner explains how.

Bargain hunter: Racy small cap trust slips to 10% discount

Bargain hunter: Racy small cap trust slips to 10% discount

A small cap trust that has returned 147% over the past five years is now available on a 10% discount, reports Kyle Caldwell.

I'm a DIY investor in my 20s: the mistakes and lessons I have learnt

I'm a DIY investor in my 20s: the mistakes and lessons I have learnt

Money Observer's deputy editor Kyle Caldwell runs through the mistakes made and lessons learnt since becoming a DIY investor.

21 common mistakes in financial planning: part two

21 common mistakes in financial planning: part two

In the second of a two part series Andy Baker at Equilibrium reveals some common mistakes to avoid when it comes to financial planning.

Can quality growth stocks keep shooting the lights out?

Can quality growth stocks keep shooting the lights out?

Big, established names with strong records of dividend growth have been the place to be over the past five years. But as yields dwindle, Kyle Caldwell asks: are they still worth it?

A UK first for VCTs

A UK first for VCTs venture capital trust savings scheme Octopus Titan VCT

Former AIM writer of the year Andrew Hore has a look at tax efficient Venture Capital Trusts following an exciting new development for new investors in VCTs.

August's 10 most-bought trusts

August's 10 most-bought trusts

Our top 10 most-bought investment trusts for August include a new arrival stepping up, and an old City hand falling several places, reports Kyle Caldwell.

Europe: basket case or buying opportunity?

Europe: basket case or buying opportunity?

Is it time for your investments to exit Europe? Kyle Caldwell looks at the bull and bear arguments for exposure to the region.

The income hunt post-Brexit: where to invest and avoid

The income hunt post-Brexit: where to invest and avoid

Slashed interest rates and macro uncertainty mean the hunt for decent, reliable income is harder than ever. Kyle Caldwell names the funds that should still pay out nicely.

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