Investment Trusts

        Invesco Property Income trust investors face 100% loss

        Professional Adviser | 30 Jul 2014 | 08:07

        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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        F&C's Hewitt: We avoid trusts that are too aggressively geared

        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.

        Professional Adviser | 03 Jul 2014 | 08:00
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        IFA firm faces £500k claim after judge allows disclosure of company files

        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.

        Professional Adviser | 01 Jul 2014 | 13:13

    Other Investment Trusts articles

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      Train looks back on a year in the investment trust space

      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.

      Professional Adviser | 24 Jun 2014 | 09:56
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      Revealed: The most consistent top performing investment trusts of the past decade

      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.

      Professional Adviser | 20 May 2014 | 07:46
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      HMRC error leaves VCTs unable to issue shares

      Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) have been hoarding investor cash after an error from HM Revenue and Customs left the vehicles afraid of issuing new shares.

      Professional Adviser | 25 Apr 2014 | 13:07
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      Jupiter inflows hit £550m in Q1

      Jupiter has reported net inflows of almost £550m in Q1 as new investment trust business and continued retail flows bolstered AUM.

      IFAonline | 11 Apr 2014 | 07:27
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      'Worrying times' as HMRC withdraws firm's VCT status

      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.

      IFAonline | 13 Mar 2014 | 14:52
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      Witan stands by performance fee model after strong year

      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.

      IFAonline | 12 Mar 2014 | 11:39
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      Alliance Trust builds presence in England as Scottish independence vote looms

      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.

      IFAonline | 07 Mar 2014 | 09:33
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      Tigue to step down from £2bn F&C trust

      Jeremy Tigue is to step down from the £2.4bn Foreign & Colonial trust as he prepares to retire at the end of the year.

      IFAonline | 04 Mar 2014 | 07:42
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      Hargreaves reverses investment trust charge move as assets jump 43%

      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.

      IFAonline | 05 Feb 2014 | 07:46
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      Barnett to take over management of Edinburgh investment trust

      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.

      IFAonline | 28 Jan 2014 | 08:18
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      The stocks the UK's largest investment trust is backing for 2014

      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.

      IFAonline | 08 Jan 2014 | 15:49
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      UK's third-longest serving fund manager to retire

      Brian O'Neill, one of the country's longest-serving fund managers, is to retire from his role running the Henderson Global investment trust next year.

      IFAonline | 12 Dec 2013 | 12:50
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      Woodford cautions on Edinburgh IT returns after recent gains

      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.

      IFAonline | 14 Nov 2013 | 08:15
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      F&C sees AUM decline to £90bn despite strong retail inflows

      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.

      IFAonline | 01 Nov 2013 | 11:36
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      Woodford's Edinburgh trust shares dive after shock exit

      Shares in the Edinburgh Investment Trust were selling off this afternoon after the shock news Neil Woodford will be leaving Invesco Perpetual in April.

      IFAonline | 15 Oct 2013 | 15:46
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      Investment trusts: Dispelling the myths

      The RDR was billed as a new dawn for investment trusts yet they are still viewed with caution. Henderson’s James de Sausmarez irons out some of the misunderstandings.

      IFAonline | 12 Sep 2013 | 08:00
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      Trendy at last? The rise of frontier markets

      Is this the breakout year for frontier markets? Sam Vecht, manager of the BlackRock Frontiers investment trust, thinks so.

      IFAonline | 15 Aug 2013 | 08:00

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