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Investment Trust Watch: where's the small caps buzz?

UK smaller companies trusts have been among the best performers of the year, but discounts on their shares remain high.

Nick Train: 5 things horror stock Pearson needs to do well

Struggling education services group has given Finsbury Growth & Income’s star fund manager a list of its performance targets as he agonises over whether to dump the stock or buy more of its shares.

Ian Cowie: why advisers’ computers say ‘no’ to trusts

Overly rigid risk-profiling software tools may be partly to blame for financial advisers’ low use of investment trusts.

Why Invesco's revived small-cap trust is showing investors the exit

Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies, one of the best performing UK small-cap trusts of the past five years, is giving shareholders a chance to sell 40% of their holdings.

New social housing Reit targets 5% yield

Corporate financier TradeRisks looks to capitalise on interest in social housing with launch of Residential Secure Income real estate investment trust (Reit).

Hansteen gets real and clinches IMPT with higher bid

Last year's top-performing property fund, Industrial Multi Property Trust, falls to Hansteen Holdings after real estate investment trust raises its offer.

Europe's political risk evaporates after French election

Tim Stevenson of Henderson EuroTrust says it is 'almost certain' Germany's election in September will confirm the sense of optimism created by this week's vote in France.

Forget Snapchat, Allianz Tech looks forward to Airbnb

Allianz Fund manager Walter Price skipped the flotation of Snapchat but wants to get hold of Airbnb when it lists later this year.

Election 2017: what investors are looking for after polling day

Investment trust managers say markets are more 'nuanced' than after the Brexit vote a year ago but post-ballot opportunities will emerge after 8 June.

Experts run rule over INPP's infrastructure share offer

Most infrastructure trusts trade on double-digit premiums which is why a £250 million share offer from International Public Partnerships at 6.5% over net asset value is drawing interest.