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Investment Trust Insider - Comment & Analysis

James Carthew: Jupiter US wants more JUS from Siddles

The risk-averse approach of Robert Siddles, veteran manager of Jupiter US Smaller Companies (JUS), has been out of favour. Now the board is taking action.

Investment Trust Watch: chance to lift fallen Europe star

Shares in one well-known Europe investment trust with a strong long-term track record are trading cheaply due to a dip in more recent performance.

Ian Cowie: the taxing task of taking profits on my winners

The chancellor’s spring statement next week may be dull but with Labour’s John McDonnell breathing down his neck investors should exploit their capital gains allowances for crucial end-of-tax-year planning.

Temple Bar trails but lifts dividends to post-crisis high

Underperforming UK equity income trust run by contrarian value investor Alastair Mundy hopes to keep investors sweet with 34th consecutive dividend increase and its biggest rise in payouts since 2008 financial crisis.

Numis: our 31 investment trust recommendations for 2018

Numis Securities is sticking with virtually all the equity investment trust recommendations it made a year ago. We have the full list.

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.

Trust Watch: Shires Income hit by Aviva pref attack

We have a new format, analysing the big risers and fallers of the week as well as those investment trusts looking cheap or dear after moves in their share prices.

Ian Cowie: I’m selling Russia trust as hostilities mount

The war of words between Britain and Russia after the attempted murder of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter has led me to sell a long-standing holding in my ‘forever fund’.

The fallen smaller companies fund that might beat Brexit

Can an inexperienced fund manager succeed? Are the economic risks from Brexit exaggerated? Anyone willing to wager ‘yes’ to could consider an opportunity in the dramatic fall in one smaller companies investment company.

James Carthew: the high-yield solar fund basking in UK’s rays

With the ‘Beast from the East’ receding it is time to think about spring, sunshine and the income from the UK’s highest-yielding listed solar fund.