MoneyWeek likes investment trusts. We write about them every week. However, now might be a good time to remember what it is that makes them special.
This year marks the 130th anniversary of the formation of The Merchants Trust. Its aims today are the same as its aims at launch: to deliver healthy growth of both capital and income for the ordinary investor.
2018 was a lousy year for equities, but some investment trusts managed to produce positive returns.
Our investment trust portfolio has been a great success. Merryn Somerset Webb assesses the outlook.
The manager of JPM Emerging Markets trust is optimistic about the future, says Max King.
Professional investor Katy Thorneycroft chooses three top investment trusts to buy as the markets reprice in the face of lowered economic growth prospects.
Investors should take this opportunity to invest in the ScotGems investment trust, says Max King.
Global Sustainability offers a rare opportunity to invest in ESG alongside big pension funds.
When investing in funds, it’s worth choosing boutique firms whose managers invest along with the clients. And an investment trust is nothing but a mini boutique, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
It’s been a choppy year for infrastructure investors, but much of the worry is overdone, says Max King.
We have considered Japan to be a bargain for some time. But having suffered some of the steepest declines of all major equity markets in the past few weeks, it is now even more appealing.