Controlling stakes in investment trusts provide a tax-efficient and convenient way for rich families to manage their wealth. Investors can take advantage of this, says Max King.
Alliance is finally doing what it should have been doing for the last 20 years – offering low-cost, high-conviction and well diversified investment for the masses.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to fund manager Nick Greenwood about why you should buy investment trusts over open-ended funds, and his three favourite areas to invest in now.
The FTSE 100 has had a volatile year, and it is during periods such as these that defensive investment trusts show their worth, says Sarah Moore.
When we introduced the MoneyWeek investment trust portfolio, we wanted stability, defensiveness, some exposure to growth, and some income. And we wanted not to have to change its composition very often. So how is it doing? Just fine.
Investment trusts could use their ability to play around with capital/income definitions to work for a new class of investors – pension freedomers. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how.
Right now you can pick up some very good investment trusts so cheaply that they have a good chance of outperforming the market.
David C Stevenson finishes off building his portfolio of five investment trusts for the long run.
The vast majority of “active” fund managers fail to beat their benchmark. But that doesn’t mean you should stick everything in an index tracker, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
Gain exposure to private equity and emerging-markets infrastructure in your regular savings plan, says David C Stevenson.
Merryn Somerset Webb looks at how the MoneyWeek investment trust portfolio is getting along.