Peter Hewitt, manager of the F&C MultiManager Investment Trust, talks to Maria Merricks about the challenges and virtues involved with running a portfolio of closed-ended funds.
The owners of a former advisory business are a step closer to facing a £500,000 claim for bad advice after a judge ordered them to disclose documents that could wreck their defence the claim is too old.
Nick Train has outlined the main themes which affected the performance of his Lindsell Train investment trust over the last year, noting a 'flight to quality', technological change, and India all impacted the fund in different ways.
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Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has for the first time withdrawn the venture capital trust (VCT) status of a company, after Oxford Technology breached one of its investment rules.
Witan Investment Trust has said it will continue to invest in funds which charge performance fees as it revealed a strong set of results for 2013.
Alliance Trust has begun to implement plans to relocate parts of the business to England, amid growing uncertainty caused by the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence.
Hargreaves Lansdown has reversed its decision to increase charges for clients who hold investment trusts - a consequence of its new pricing model announced last month - and said it may be open to further changes as it announced a set of record-breaking results.
Invesco Perpetual's Mark Barnett is to become manager of the £1bn Edinburgh investment trust as of today, taking over from Neil Woodford ahead of the latter's forthcoming move to Oakley Capital.
The managers of the £3bn Scottish Mortgage investment trust have added a number of idiosyncratic stocks to their portfolio in the belief that 'safer' companies could be set for a fall.
Neil Woodford has warned investors in his £1.3bn Edinburgh Investment trust that the recent period of strong performance is unlikely to continue if the Federal Reserve tapers bond purchases.
F&C saw its assets under management decline by £2.2bn to £90.1bn in the third quarter, despite a further climb in retail inflows, the group revealed today.
Shares in the Edinburgh Investment Trust were selling off this afternoon after the shock news Neil Woodford will be leaving Invesco Perpetual in April.
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