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Investment Trust Watch: Foreign & Colonial splashes the cash

Foreign & Colonial buybacks have helped to lift the shares from their lowest rating in five years to a much tighter discount.

Foresight Solar warms to overseas buys

The solar fund is looking for attractively valued solar assets in the secondary market and overseas.

Invesco bond heavyweights warn over high yield rally

Paul Causer and Paul Read say 'exceptionally low' yield on lower-grade bonds leave them exposed should government bond prices fall.

Investors scramble to take part in LMS Capital tender

Private equity trust's offer to buy back shares at 5% discount is more than three times oversubscribed.

Acorn Income managers hail small caps but shun risky bonds

While Acorn Income's smaller companies portfolio generated healthy returns during the first half, co-manager Paul Smith warned bond valuations look stretched.

Three stocks Downing Strategic Micro-Cap is backing

Judith MacKenzie, Downing Strategic Micro-Cap manager, is hoping to reap sweet rewards from a stake in troubled stock Real Good Food.

RIT forges tech links but flags 'unprecedented' share prices

RIT Capital Partners is alive to the investment opportunities in technology as well as the risk presented by elevated stock markets.

3i Infrastructure shareholders set for windfall from asset sales

If 3i Infrastructure is able to sell its two largest investments, Stifel expects healthy proceeds could be returned to shareholders.

Dividends and biotech: a blockbuster combination?

Anyone in doubt about the revitalising effect dividends can have on an investment trust’s share price need only look at International Biotechnology Trust.

Hambro backs batteries to super-charge BlackRock World Mining

Managers Evy Hambro and Olivia Markham said the trust's disappointing first-half performance was not a surprise, given the huge mining rally in 2016.