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Investment Trust Insider - Comment & Analysis

Citywire Investment Trust Awards: the winners!

We present the 18 winners of our first investment trust Performance and Best Board awards.

The two-tone appeal of London’s high-yield loan funds

Half of London's listed peer-to-peer loan and direct lending companies trade on cheap discounts while the other half stand on premiums having so far kept out of trouble.

James Carthew: new faces and a brighter future for Japan

The retirement of veteran Japan fund manager Sarah Whitley comes at a time of growing confidence in the dynamic changes at work in the country.

Ian Cowie: dividends drive UK higher than emerging markets

It is an incredible fact but the total return from the UK stock market beats emerging markets over 25 years thanks to dividends.

Investment Trust Watch: two high-yield solar funds stumble

Share prices in a couple of the high yielding solar power investment funds have weakened following overseas acquisitions.

Hawksmoor: BH Global is our latest defensive ‘each-way bet’

Investment trust experts Hawksmoor believe conditions may be right for Brevan Howard hedge fund to revive. If not, they will profit if the company winds up.

James Carthew: the trusts that could be Sherborne’s next takeover target

Since Sherborne Investors raised £700 million in July the Guernsey-based investor has been silent about its bid intentions.

Investment Trust Watch: income cheap, but nothing else

The sell-off of alternative income trusts has gathered strength, but if these aren't to your taste, you'll struggle to find cheap trusts elsewhere.

Neil Hermon: stellar stock picker celebrates 15 years

Manager of Henderson Smaller Companies has learned much over the years but is still puzzled why the investment trust's shares trade below asset value.

Henderson Eurotrust removes gearing to shield investors in imminent market correction

Fund manager Tim Stevenson temporarily removes gearing, or borrowing, to protect shareholders in 25-year-old investment trust from sudden setback in stock markets.