Our columnists crack open the murky world of finance and investments
Our weekly roundup highlights the top risers and fallers among investment trusts and which of their shares look cheap or expensive.
James Carthew examines Fair Oaks Income Fund, an investment trust that buys collateralised loan obligations.
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.
I'm always told reinvesting dividends is one of the keys to strong returns, but it seems expensive to do.
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.
UK shares jumped after the general election, but is that the whole story? Watch our post-poll guide to global stock markets.
SVG was the poster child of what went wrong with private equity trusts, but has undergone big changes.
I'm looking to capitalise on investors' enthusiasm for a Tory government with my latest buy.
Buoyant post-election markets electrified shares in a number of investment trusts, helping to narrow some wide discounts.
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