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Investment Trust Watch: catastrophe, property or bust!

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 20, 2017 at 17:01

Looking for an alternative to equities and bonds? Three of this week's cheapest trusts could offer an answer if you can get hold of them.

Scottish Mortgage manager attacks ‘Hitler’ May

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 20, 2017 at 08:05

Scottish Mortgage co-manager James Anderson stuns City by comparing Theresa May to Hitler and Stalin after her Davos speech.

50 not out! Bankers declares dividend half century

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 19, 2017 at 09:54

Global fund Bankers becomes only second investment trust to achieve 50 years of consecutive annual dividend increases.

Vanguard cuts fees on £5bn LifeStrategy fund range

by Dylan Lobo, Gavin Lumsden on Jan 19, 2017 at 00:01

US index-tracking giant Vanguard trims annual charge on its LifeStrategy funds to 0.22% as it prepares to expand in the UK.

Rolls-Royce revives on £671m corruption settlement

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 17, 2017 at 10:10

Engineering giant's shares rise as company expects good full-year results despite a huge out-of-court deal with corruption investigators.

Peel Hunt: 15 top income stocks for 2017

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 16, 2017 at 00:01

An Expert View Special looking at stocks Peel Hunt analysts have picked for their 3%+ yields and well covered and growing dividends.

Investment Trust Watch: Lindsell Train veers off track

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 13, 2017 at 17:11

Lindsell Train has dropped 9% this year. Are shares in the UK's top performing but most expensive investment trust coming off the boil?

David Kempton: 3 stocks in my New Year spoiler alert

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 12, 2017 at 12:42

Experienced private investor remains confident about his recent stock purchases despite the many risks to stock markets this year. 

A contrarian cheer for Marks & Spencer!

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 11, 2017 at 16:05

Alasdair McKinnon of Scottish Investment Trust explains why he buys shares like Marks & Spencer when they are out of favour.

Winterflood: investment trust tips for 2017

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 10, 2017 at 12:37

Looking for inspiration for your investment trust portfolio? Winterflood Securities has published the annual review of its recommendations.

Investment Trust Watch: ‘buy’ Woodford, ‘sell’ Alliance

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 06, 2017 at 16:49

Woodford Patient Capital and Alliance Trust are among the trusts standing on striking valuations as the New Year gets underway.

The Accumulator: lift-off for markets in 2017

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 06, 2017 at 14:49

Our exclusive Accumulator table shows how stock markets have got the New Year off to a good start.

Here comes the Scottish!

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 04, 2017 at 11:20

Scottish Investment Trust steps out of the shadows with a sparkling set of annual results and a 40% hike in dividends to shareholders.

Woodford-backed legal fund soars on Argentina hopes

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 03, 2017 at 16:43

Burford Capital, the litigation finance fund backed by star investor Neil Woodford, on verge of massive legal win against Argentina's government.

Walker passes Children's fund to up-and-coming manager

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 03, 2017 at 10:45

New Year reshuffle at Invesco Perpetual sees analyst Tim Marshall promoted to replace Martin Walker on its Children's fund. 


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