Investment Trust Focus

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.

Focus on three specialist investment trusts

Focus on three specialist investment trusts

Fiona Hamilton analyses the investment credentials of three very different investment companies that capitalise on the closed-ended structure.

Investment trust tips 2014/15 step out on an encouraging run

Investment trust tips 2014/15 step out on an encouraging run

It has been two months since we revealed our tips for cautious and adventurous investors, and so far it's been a nervous yet profitable start.

Sector spotlight: UK equity income yield outpaces bonds

Sector spotlight: UK equity income yield outpaces bonds

The UK equity income and UK equity & bond income sectors have pulled ahead of the FTSE All-Share, but their dividend records contrast starkly.

Three emerging market investment trust picks

Three emerging market investment trust picks

After investigating the pros and cons of trusts over funds, Cherry Reynard picks out three emerging market trusts for investors in the region.

Fund profile: BlackRock Smaller Companies

Fund profile: BlackRock Smaller Companies

From top to bottom quartile in less than 12 months, BlackRock Smaller Companies manager Mike Prentis is positioning his portfolio for recovery.

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