Investment trusts

Investing beyond China: how to buy into wider Asian markets
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Investing beyond China: how to buy into wider Asian markets

There are several reasons to be sceptical about China’s development, says Max King. What’s more, there is vast potential in other regional emerging ma…
26 Feb 2021
Our trade of the decade came good – what’s next?
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Our trade of the decade came good – what’s next?

Back in 2010 we said you should invest in unloved and undervalued Japanese stocks. If you had done that, you’d have made a nice return. So what should…
25 Feb 2021
Why you should pay attention when investment trusts raise new money
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Why you should pay attention when investment trusts raise new money

There was a time when buying into an investment trust public offering was a bad idea. But things have changed, says Max King. Investors need to keep a…
23 Feb 2021
Cash in on the potential of US small-cap stocks with this investment trust
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Cash in on the potential of US small-cap stocks with this investment trust

There is ample scope for the American market’s small-cap stocks to close the valuation gap with blue chips. Max King picks an investment trust perfect…
22 Feb 2021
Profiting from change is the only constant
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Profiting from change is the only constant

If there is one lesson to take from 2020, it’s that investors need to stay on the right side of change. We look at how The Monks Investment Trust appr…
15 Feb 2021
How to buy into the next big commodities bull market
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How to buy into the next big commodities bull market

Commodity prices move in cycles. And we’re at the start of the next big uptrend as a shortage in supply hits a surge in demand. Merryn Somerset Webb p…
8 Feb 2021
Finsbury Growth & Income: an excellent example of why you should let your winners run and run
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Finsbury Growth & Income: an excellent example of why you should let your winners run and run

Nick Train’s Finsbury Growth & Income Trust finds top stocks for the very, very long term, says Max King.
8 Feb 2021
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Three top investment trusts the market has overlooked
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Three top investment trusts the market has overlooked

Professional investor Richard Parfect of Seneca Investment Managers selects three investment trusts that he thinks have been mispriced by the wider ma…
8 Feb 2021
Should you risk buying into venture capital trusts (VCTs)?
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Should you risk buying into venture capital trusts (VCTs)?

Venture capital trusts (VCTs) are risky, but they are tax-efficient and focus on fast-growing private companies. David Stevenson picks a few to consid…
3 Feb 2021
Forget rebalancing – ditch your losers, not your winners
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Forget rebalancing – ditch your losers, not your winners

Investors are often told to regularly rebalance their portfolio and take profits from their winning holdings. But that can be a mistake, says Max King…
26 Jan 2021
Buy into the “contrarian” appeal of US growth stocks
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Buy into the “contrarian” appeal of US growth stocks

Investors should ignore the shift towards value stocks, says Max King, and stick with fast-growing American tech stocks. Here are two of the best inve…
26 Jan 2021
The best investment trusts to buy for 2021
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The best investment trusts to buy for 2021

Sectors ranging from emerging markets to student accommodation look poised to do well this year, says David Stevenson, as he picks the best investment…
19 Jan 2021
I wish I knew what an investment trust was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
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I wish I knew what an investment trust was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

“Active” investment funds come in two main varieties, one of which is investment trusts. But what exactly is an investment trust?
5 Jan 2021
Six investment trusts to tuck away now – and six to sell
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Six investment trusts to tuck away now – and six to sell

Max King presents his round-up of the “lame ducks” of 2020 and highlights six “Cinderella” trusts: strong performers that have not received the recogn…
29 Dec 2020
A standout trust for the uncertain times ahead
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A standout trust for the uncertain times ahead

With ISA season quickly approaching, we look at a trust which can offer attractive returns in both bull and bear markets, and has a track record to pr…
28 Dec 2020
Five funds to profit as metal prices bounce back
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Five funds to profit as metal prices bounce back

Prices of commodities, notably base metals, have started to rise as the world rebounds from Covid-19. David Stevenson picks the five best funds to buy…
26 Dec 2020
A fund that will give your investments some social impact
Investment trusts

A fund that will give your investments some social impact

A new socially responsible investing trust backed by blue-chip investors allows investors to do well from doing good.
16 Dec 2020
Can you afford to ignore investment trusts?
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Can you afford to ignore investment trusts?

As this year has decisively shown, says Max King, the simplest route to outperformance has been via investment trusts. Here’s why you should invest in…
8 Dec 2020
Why investment trusts are the connoisseur’s choice of fund
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Why investment trusts are the connoisseur’s choice of fund

Investment trusts have justified their reputation as the best type of collective investment in 2020, says Jonathan Davis.
7 Dec 2020
Emerging markets set to bounce – and these eight funds will profit
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Emerging markets set to bounce – and these eight funds will profit

Many developing countries were knocked sideways by Covid-19. But they are now ready to rebound. David Stevenson picks the eight best emerging market f…
30 Nov 2020
Looking for income? Buy these three solid property funds
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Looking for income? Buy these three solid property funds

Apparent high-yielding bargains often turn out to be value traps. But these three property funds look like solid buys for income investors.
23 Nov 2020
New music-royalty fund will cash in on classic pop hits
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New music-royalty fund will cash in on classic pop hits

The Round Hill Music Royalty Fund, a rival to the well-established Hipgnosis Songs Fund, has just debuted on the London Stock Exchange. David C Steven…
17 Nov 2020