News by: Gavin Lumsden
Investment trust cuts annual charge after difficult start to its new smaller companies focus sees shares in top holding, Australian law firm Slater & Gordon, halve amid regulatory inquiries.
Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward among group of oil industry veterans seeking to exploit a ‘compelling’ investment opportunity.
Harry Nimmo's Standard Life UK Smaller Companies trust hopes to get back on track after its 5% tender offer was over subscribed by investors wishing to sell their shares.
Is BlackRock World Mining a buy and what happened to Brunner and Scottish American?? Our weekly roundup of investment trusts.
Finally, after six years, the Bank of England wants to raise interest rates. What's the impact on our ISAs and pensions?
(Update) Alliance Trust, the global fund attacked by US activist investor Elliott Associates earlier this year, promises changes in the autumn.
Former British Assets trust says the recent re-rating of its shares makes a big buy-back unnecessary.
Rensburg AIM venture capital trust agrees to merge with its largest rival after running out of stocks in which to invest.
Investors belatedly take fright of Ofcom's review of Royal Mail and debate the impact of interest rate rises in the UK and US.
Spanish and Italian banks like Bankia and Unicredit have pulled through the crisis and look good value, says Jeroen Huysinga of JPMorgan Overseas.
A rare chance to buy shares in Bruce Stout's Murray International at fair value plus biotechnology trusts continue their astonishing run.
Investment trust cuts dividend but pleads for investors' patience saying Brazil could bounce back after four years of losses.
Manager of top-performing Finsbury Growth & Income investment trust says Diageo must tackle strategic issues if drinks giant to avoid bid.
Private equity fund Marwyn Value Investors has sold a third of its stake in Entertainment One, owner of rights to Peppa Pig, for £87.5 million.
Lloyds could yield 6% next year but Barclays has got great retail assets, says Citywire AAA-rated manager of Fidelity Special Values.
Fidelity China Special Situations was among the big buying opportunities in investment trusts last week as the Shanghai bubble burst.
The chancellor’s decision to make renewable energy generators pay the climate change levy has cast a cloud over wind and solar power investment funds.
The new ‘Innovative Finance’, or IF, ISA will not fall under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme so pick your investments carefully.
Budget cuts on the amount top earners can save in pensions and changes to dividend tax could raise interest in venture capital trusts (VCTs) and enterprise investment schemes (EIS).
Experts argue first-time buyers are unlikely to benefit from chancellor's cut to tax relief for buy-to-let landlords.