News by: Gavin Lumsden
Our weekly roundup highlights the top risers and fallers among investment trusts and which of their shares look cheap or expensive.
Fund manager Simon Gergel hopes he's found the bottom of the copper market after adding mining giant Antofagasta to the Merchants investment trust.
After strong returns, big infrastructure funds like HICL face questions over how they will cope when interest rates rise.
Neil Woodford's successor has had a good first year in charge of the Edinburgh investment trust, making a number of new investments.
Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland among six banks fined £3.7 billion for rigging foreign exchange markets.
Foreign & Colonial, the investment trust that has spent £863 million on share buybacks, steps up efforts to protect its share price.
Investment supermarket criticises Financial Services Compensation Scheme and says its 'crazy' funding system must change.
The Bank of England isn't as committed to fighting inflation as it used to be. With inflation in negative territory, this could be a good time for investors to buy protection.
The UK has experienced deflation – or falling prices – for the first time since 1960, says the Office for National Statistics.
The FTSE 100 rallies after advances in the US and Asia, helped by strong results from property developer Land Securities.
The UK stock market ended a choppy week on a positive note, but overall the post-election euphoria disappeared in the face of turmoil in the bonds market.
It was a good week for 3i, the private equity giant, and smaller company and equity income trusts but high yielding Nordic Sea Assets is suffering from the oil sector downturn.
Katherine Garrett-Cox, the embattled chief executive of Alliance Trust, claims her high pay receives more attention because she's a woman.
Analysts surprised Fidelity Asian Values didn't seek shareholder approval for switching its focus to smaller companies under its new fund manager Nitin Bajaj.
Winterflood analysts remove their recommendation for Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies as star fund manager Angus Tulloch prepares to end his long association with the fund.
(Update) Global investment trust scales up its Alliance Trust Savings platform with acquisition from stockbroker Brewin Dolphin.
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Fund manager explains why a US interest rate rise is a big challenge for the stock market in a half-year report for Keystone investment trust.
Governor Mark Carney indicates interest rates will remain frozen at 0.5% for another year as a result of slowing growth and low inflation.