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Investment Trust Insider - Comment & Analysis

Winterflood's investment trust picks for 2018

Looking for investment opportunities for the new year? Here are Winterflood Securities' top investment trust tips for 2018.

Tom Slater: is it time to sell Scottish Mortgage Trust?

Co-manager poses the question many shareholders ask themselves after 10 years in which the global investment trust has quadrupled their money.

Investment Trust Watch: Brittain bounces back

Georgina Brittain has engineered a turnaround in JPMorgan Smaller Companies' performance, sending its shares into the 'expensive' list.

Ian Cowie: ‘KIDs’ – another historic blunder from the turkeys at Canary Wharf

As if fresh examples of the law of unintended consequences were needed, here come the KIDs or ‘key information documents’ all investment trusts are required to publish.

Henderson Alternative buys stake in hot property manager

Ahead of a crucial shareholder continuation vote this month, managers of Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust discuss their bright ideas, including new stake in AIM-listed manager of PRS real estate investment trust.

Carillion collapse, Corbyn rise put infrastructure in play

Liquidation of public sector contractor has checked recent recovery of listed infrastructure funds, which look interesting for those who can stomach the political risks.

James Carthew: Scottish Mortgage story has me gripped

The £6.6 billion flagship global fund has gone from strength to strength, helped by the stock picking of its managers but also Baillie Gifford’s ability to communicate their vision.

Why we sold Amazon and bought robot stocks instead

Simon Edelsten of Mid Wynd International discusses fund's profitable switch from US online colossus to three leading Japanese automation companies.

James Carthew: trusts that didn’t escape me last year

As 2018 gets underway, I thought that it might be worth revisiting some of the investment trusts I wrote about in 2017.

Investment Trust Watch: May Day! Jet funds hit turbulence

As we fly into the New Year a trio of alternative income funds generating 8% yields from leasing jumbo jets to Emirates Airline are suffering turbulence.