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Investment Trust Insider: prospects for 2018

Our last e-zine of the year looks back at 2017's big winners, scans the horizone for prospects in 2018 and finds out what Ruffer is doing to protect investors if it all goes wrong.

GCP Infrastructure: Labour won't stop us buying PFI

Infrastructure debt fund says private finance initiatives are 'still great assets' despite the threat of a Labour party crackdown.

Ian Cowie: I’m patiently awaiting Woodford’s recovery

It has been a challenging year for two prominent investment trust managers – Neil Woodford and Sam Isaly – for very different reasons. Ian Cowie explains why he continues to back both.

FCA fines AIM firm £70k in first use of new powers

The Financial Conduct Authority has fined AIM-listed investment company Tejoori for late disclosure of the sale of one of its holdings.

Aberdeen leaves Aviva for dust in property fund chase

Aviva Investors pulls launch of Secure Income real estate investment trust after investors back arch rival Aberdeen Standard's new European logistics income fund.

Bargain hunters pounce on MedicX after solid results

Shares in GP surgery trust jump after results, restoring some of the former healthy premium to net asset value.

Proof that investment trusts beat funds 80% of the time

Analysis by Winterflood Securities shows investment trusts deliver better returns than other types of funds although their performance advantage can be narrow.

Vietnam Holding: there's easily another 50% in the market

Vietnam's stock market has risen by more than 200% over the last five years, but trust focused on the country says there's more to come.

Empiric Student Property sacks boss after dividend cut

Paul Hadaway, chief executive of student accommodation fund, pays price for last month's dividend cut.

Scottish hikes dividend as contrarian calls bring in cash

Christmas comes early for shareholders in Scottish Investment Trust which raises dividends by 48% saying fund manager Alasdair McKinnon is generating more income than expected.