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Investment Trust Insider - Comment & Analysis

Investment Trust Watch: make a BEE-line for this Baring trust

Baring Emerging Europe, the last trust standing in its sector, trades on a wide discount and offers diversification for contrarian investors.

Canaccord: ‘buy’ Fidelity China after another excellent year

Canaccord Genuity analyst Alan Brierley abandons long-standing caution on Fidelity China Special Situations, upgrading highly geared trust to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ after another impressive year of performance.

Why Seneca Global Income & Growth sold Civitas

Seneca Global Income & Growth trust's team explains why alarm bells rang regarding their investment in Civitas Social Housing back in February.

James Carthew: the perverse discounts on private equity

Shares in some private equity investment trusts are too cheap given the high prices they achieve on the sale of mature portfolios.

Ex-Goldmans star Khemka launches no-charge India trust

Former star Goldman Sachs emerging market fund manager Prashant Khemka hopes to raise £200 million for Ashoka India Equity, an investment trust that will only charge investors a fee for outperformance.

Syncona caps off stellar year with two new investments

Syncona's chief executive Martin Murphy says 'the model is working' after its life sciences portfolio delivers a 57.2% return over the 12 months to April.

Ian Cowie: is it time for me to sell Worldwide Healthcare?

Six months after the departure of fund manager Sam Isaly, Worldwide Healthcare Trust appears to be going off the boil.

James Carthew: Middlefield – North America with income

The 5% yielding shares in Middlefield Canadian Income are a good way for UK income investors to diversify their portfolios.

US shares cheapest since 2014, says Witan’s Andrew Bell

US stock valuations have been a cause of concern for some time but Witan chief executive of global multi-manager trust believes world's largest stock market is cheaper today than four years ago.

Montanaro does the splits but misses small-cap trust rally

Montanaro UK Smaller Companies proposing five-for-one share split as its performance continues to lag rivals, despite return of former manager Charles Montanaro last year.