Investment Trust Focus

Don't overlook US-focused trust opportunities

Don't overlook US-focused trust opportunities

Trust investors should be alert to the danger of missing out on returns in the US equity markets, reports Fiona Hamilton.

Which countries should investors look to for dividend payouts?

Which countries should investors look to for dividend payouts?

Companies in regions where dividends have been a rarity are now taking a more enlightened view, reports Rebecca Jones.

Fund profile: BlackRock World Mining Trust

Fund profile: BlackRock World Mining Trust

Strong management, innovation and increasing income has made BlackRock World Mining Trust a consistent outperformer over the past decade.

Trust Awards 2014: Large Trust

Trust Awards 2014: Large Trust

This is our most prestigious award, as it pitches substantial trusts from the different sectors against each other.

Trust Awards 2014: Private Equity

Trust Awards 2014: Private Equity

HarbourVest Global Private Equity offers a relatively low-risk way for investors to diversify their portfolios with some private equity exposure.

Trust Awards 2014: Premier Group

Trust Awards 2014: Premier Group

The phalanx of UK and European trusts managed by Henderson Global Investors were responsible for its triumph in our Premier Group award category.

Trust Awards 2014: High Income

Trust Awards 2014: High Income

The winning trust's outperformance has been partly due to an above-benchmark weighting to very small companies.

Trust Awards 2014: Emerging Markets

Trust Awards 2014: Emerging Markets

Frontier markets were slow to recover from the 2008 crisis, but have picked up strongly over the past 18 months.

Trust Awards 2014: Asia Pacific

Trust Awards 2014: Asia Pacific

Winning trust Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies' relative resilience over the past year owes much to the managers' caution.

Trust Awards 2014: Japan

Trust Awards 2014: Japan

Winning trust Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon's net asset value returns are the best of any Japanese trust over three and five years.

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