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Investment Trust Watch: mad for Monks

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 17, 2015 at 17:13

Our weekly look at investment trust share prices and Z-scores shows Monks re-rating after the appointment of Charles Plowden as manager.

IMF: UK can't cut deficit in next five years

by Dylan Lobo, Gavin Lumsden on Apr 16, 2015 at 09:30

The International Monetary Fund intervenes in the general election warning the next government won't eradicate the budget deficit. 

Alliance Trust hires headhunter to find 'truly independent' director

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 14, 2015 at 10:52

Alliance Trust, the global investment company locked in a battle with US hedge fund Elliott Advisors, speeds up search for a new non-executive.

New direct lending trust offers 10% dividend

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 13, 2015 at 14:14

Ranger Direct Lending Fund aims to yield a higher income than the growing breed of peer-to-peer investment companies.

Don’t get stuck in frozen bonds when rates rise

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 09, 2015 at 10:33

The difficulty of trading in bonds worries global fund managers wondering which fixed interest stocks to buy when US interest rates rise.

Top Trusts Review: the final cut

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 09, 2015 at 08:00

We finalise our Top Trusts for Growth and Equity Income watch-lists after considering whether emerging markets funds should be included.

Are you ready for a growth shock?

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 07, 2015 at 09:00

We're at the beginning of an 'upswing', says Invesco Perpetual. Don't be too defensive in your investments and avoid government bonds.

Investment Trusts: first quarter corkers and squawkers

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 02, 2015 at 19:05

Find out which investment trusts emerged as the winners, losers and bargains from the first three months of the year.

Investment Trust Insider: issue 17 out now!

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 02, 2015 at 07:42

Can biotechnology funds continue their amazing run? Why don't trusts protect investors from currency wars? Plus 'Top Trusts'.

Canaccord's investment trust tips for 2015

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 01, 2015 at 17:10

Looking for last-minute ISA ideas? Here are the investment trusts tipped by Alan Brierley of Canaccord Genuity this year.


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