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Citywire launches inaugural Investment Trust Awards

Citywire is delighted to reveal the short-lists for its first Investment Trust Awards. The winners will be announced at an event next month in London.

Alt Income: your guide to P2P & direct lending funds

In part two of our series on alternative income for yield-hungry investors, we look under the bonnet of listed peer-to-peer and direct lending trusts.

CatCo hikes reserves and eyes fund raise after hurricanes

Catco Reinsurance Opportunities sets aside another 14% of assets to pay for hurricane damage but considers raising more money as investors seek to exploit higher insurance rates.

Worldwide Healthcare: the next big breakthrough

Sam Isaly, veteran manager of Worldwide Healthcare Trust for 22 years, discusses his long career and prospects for medical discoveries.

Top 5 investment trusts for emerging markets

Emerging markets are among the stand-out performers this year. We ask the experts for their top five picks among emerging market investment trusts.

James Carthew: there is a future for quality ‘zeros’

The pool of zero dividend preference shares is shrinking as the split capital investment trusts that issue them mature and wind up. One new issue of these useful capital growth investments is on the horizon, however.

Investment Trust Watch: less pricey property

Shares in property trusts look better value, but the huge discount on one fund in the sector comes with complications.

European small caps bask in the sun of recovery

Smaller companies in Europe are a great play on the global economy, says Ollie Beckett, manager of the top-performing TR European Growth trust.

Trusts take oh-so teeny-weeny steps to cut charges

Jupiter US Smaller Companies and Henderson Eurotrust have negotiated small fee reductions with their fund managers. Should they do more?

The 'incredibly cheap' market luring Pacific Horizon

Roddy Snell, manager of top-performing Pacific Horizon, has been adding to 'the best long-term structural growth market in Asia'.