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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.
The Better Capital private equity trusts were thrust in the spotlight when City Link collapsed, but could a recovery be underway?
Stock markets have risen in five of the last six general elections, although you can look back to 1974 for a more worrying scenario.
If you were able to borrow at a fixed interest rate of 1.5% for five years, you might jump at the chance. Should the government do the same?
After selling one of my top performing stocks, I've watched in horror as it rallied to new highs. What have I done?
Our weekly look at investment trust share prices shows which closed-end funds look cheap and which expensive.
Whichever government emerges from the general election, MPs look set to continue to pile on the red tape around pensions.
It's hard to feel positive about Alliance Trust's future. It will take some nifty wriggling to escape its largest shareholder, Elliott Advisors.