With gearing often cited as a key concern from advisers when it comes to feeling comfortable with investment trusts, Annabel Brodie-Smith takes us through the finer details
Investors using direct to consumer platforms are now among the largest shareholders in investment trusts, as a post-Retail Distribution Review (RDR) revival for the sector gets underway.
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Shareholders in the troubled Invesco Property Income trust have been told they are likely to lose their entire investment after it was suspended pending an effective firesale of its assets.
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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.
UK smaller company funds have once again dominated the list of the most consistently top performing investment trusts of the last decade, a study has revealed.
Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has for the first time withdrawn the venture capital trust (VCT) status of a company, after Oxford Technology breached one of its investment rules.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.
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