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News by: Gavin Lumsden

Peter Spiller: the king of capital preservation

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 21, 2017 at 00:01

Fund manager Peter Spiller has run defensive Capital Gearing Trust for 35 years, making him the original 'multi-asset' global investor.

Sunday Papers: Greece hurtles towards a final reckoning

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 19, 2017 at 03:45

And Dutch poison pill could save Unilever from 'predatory' bid from Kraft Heinz.

Accumulator: emerging markets stand tall in global rally

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 17, 2017 at 16:43

Our exclusive stock market data table reveals good week for developed and emerging markets, with the latter strong so far this year.

James Henderson: my HOT story will narrow discount

by Selin Bucak, Gavin Lumsden on Feb 17, 2017 at 13:18

Henderson Opportunities Trust manager believes trust's shares will re-rate as investors hear how he is navigating post-Brexit market.

Investment Trust Insider 36 is out now!

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 16, 2017 at 11:01

Our free e-zine is back with a probing look at Neil Woodford's Patient Capital and news of a brand new website we're launching.

Witan beats Alliance to add emerging market star Jain

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 16, 2017 at 08:26

Global investment trust pips rival Alliance by adding emerging markets manager Rajiv Jain to its line-up before shareholder vote.

Hargreaves launches monthly UK equity income fund

by Danielle Levy, Gavin Lumsden on Feb 15, 2017 at 16:33

HL Select UK Income fund will pay monthly dividend as it seeks to attract investors hungry for a regular return on their savings.

Hans Rosling: economies made in bedrooms not markets

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 14, 2017 at 14:00

As a tribute to professor Hans Rosling, who died last week, we re-run his excellent 2012 video on what population growth means for investors. 

Investment Trust Watch: Strategic Equity's big discount

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 10, 2017 at 15:01

Fund manager Stuart Widdowson's shock departure has left Strategic Equity Capital on a cheap discount. Is there a buying opportunity? 

Investment Trust Watch: cancer fund battles discount

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 03, 2017 at 16:58

Syncona, the former Battle Against Cancer Investment Trust, falls to a discount as investors adjust to decision to fight disease more directly.

Scottish investment trust frees itself of Aviva

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 02, 2017 at 00:01

Rush to quit investment trust sector sees FTSE 100 pension provider sell 12% stake in Scottish at big discount to asset value.

Brexit-bruised Davies steps back from Growth & Income

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 01, 2017 at 16:57

Former Citywire AAA-rated manager Steve Davies relinquishes Jupiter Growth & Income fund to concentrate on his UK Growth responsibilities.

Numis: 10 'alternative' trusts to broaden your portfolio

by Gavin Lumsden, Michelle McGagh on Feb 01, 2017 at 12:30

Numis Securities picks its favourites from the huge number of investment trusts investing in other assets than equities, or shares.

The Expert View: Vodafone, Ocado and Antofagasta

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 01, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Britvic and Intermediate Capital.


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