Citywire Money: making the most of your money

Investment Trusts: can you beat the stars and stripes?

by Jennifer Hill on Jul 24, 2014 at 07:00

Investment Trusts: can you beat the stars and stripes?

The US is a hard market to beat. We look at investment trusts in the North America sectors to see which deliver the goods for investors.

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Hugh Young: trouble ahead as Fed ends QE

Jul 24, 2014 at 08:00

Hugh Young is tilting the Aberdeen Asian Income investment trust away from high yield shares in anticipation of the US ending quantitative easing or money printing.

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Diary of a Dumb Investor: I'm hanging on to Russia

Jul 24, 2014 at 13:07

My Russia investment trust has fallen after a momentous week, but I'm going to hold steady.


Martin Currie fills a 'gap' as it falls to Legg Mason

Jul 24, 2014 at 16:41

Martin Currie, the loss-making Edinburgh-based fund manager, has agreed to be bought by US investment giant Legg Mason.

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Slump in Kingfisher shares weighs on FTSE

Jul 24, 2014 at 11:01

B&Q owner falls 7.5% on disappointing sales. FTSE flat as investor caution prevails amid geopolitical tension.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Consumer panel: FCA must take action over RDR non-compliance

Jul 24, 2014 at 15:25

FSCP has called for the regulator take action against firms not complying with the RDR.


Legg Mason to acquire Martin Currie

Jul 24, 2014 at 15:18

The acquisition is set to be completed by the end of the year.

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Lakey steps down from Apfa council

Jul 24, 2014 at 13:22

Alan Lakey has stepped down from the Apfa council.


Partnership eyes pension withdrawal products post Budget shake-up

Jul 24, 2014 at 10:14

Andrew Megson is confident about the firm's plans to bring underwriting to the new pension withdrawal regime.


Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

How is regulation feeding the outsourcing trend?

Jul 24, 2014 at 10:59

New research from Knadel shows that wealth management firms are outsourcing in a way they haven’t before.

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Bundesbank boss urges Britain not to quit EU

Jul 24, 2014 at 07:01

Bundesbank supremo Jens Weidmann has urged Britain not to quit the European Union, even quoting The Beatles to sell the mutual economic benefits of the country retaining its membership.

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The Expert View: Renishaw, Capita and Johnson Matthey

Jul 24, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Provident Financial and Poundland.

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Polar’s Yakas: banks have little choice but to increase payouts

Jul 24, 2014 at 10:31

John Yakas and Nick Brind, managers of the £184 million Polar Capital Global Financials trust, have argued that banks will soon have to begin returning capital to shareholders.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Legg Mason announces deal for Martin Currie

Jul 24, 2014 at 14:19

US asset manager swoops for Edinburgh-based group to strengthen active equity strategies arm.

Soft close stories: eight funds under the microscope

Jul 24, 2014 at 13:51

Citywire Global takes a closer look at the size and performance of the most high profile fund closures since the start of the year.

Rising rates threat puts DeAWM’s Kaldemorgen on cautious footing

Jul 24, 2014 at 13:11

VIDEO: The veteran investor and chief equity strategist is focusing on protection and outlines why cash could serve as a strong alternative to stocks in the current market.

Yang Liu: three themes to follow in Chinese healthcare

Jul 24, 2014 at 12:55

Sector specialist and strong outperformer sets out the major trends she expects to develop over the second half of 2014.


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