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All the latest news on funds, ITs and ETFs
Electra Private Equity investment trust rebuffs activist shareholder Edward Bramson's attempts to overhaul strategy.
Standard Life Gars, the biggest fund in the country, is one of three giants in the 'absolute return' sector. How would these funds do in a downturn?
Performance of Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust has faltered and there's concern who will succeed manager Mark Mobius.
The Financial Conduct Authority urges consumers to consider the dangers of owning corporate bonds as interest rates start to rise.
David Sandham explains why the spring sell-off in technology equities represents a healthy 'correction' rather than heralding a repeat of the dotcom crash at the start of the century.
And have Diverse Income (DIVI) and Witan (WTAN) become too expensive? A roundup of what analysts are saying about investment trusts.
Experts debate what matters most when designing investment portfolios: income or total return?
Top performing equity income investor's enthusiasm for fund managers and good dividends overcame his distaste for flotations.
How to use a Nobel prize-winning economist's measure to pick good investment trusts.
Renewable energy is attracting a lot of investor interest, so I headed to the UK's largest solar farm to find out more.
Jupiter's Merlin multi-manager team has bought into Neil Woodford's new fund and is continuing to back his former colleague Mark Barnett.
PSigma Income fund manager will retire at the end of the year, bringing down the curtain on a 37-year career.
Star fund manager Neil Woodford takes the unusual step of disclosing all the holdings of his new £1.6 billion equity income fund.
A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time we feature Greggs, BBA Aviation, NetScientific, AGA Rangemaster and Moss Bros.
Peter Webb, the former star smaller company fund manager attempting a comeback, has received backing from serial entrepreneur Bob Morton.
Global smaller company funds have registered impressive returns over recent years, but behind those numbers lurks a worrying trend.
Keystone investment trust cuts its annual management fee, increasing pressure on Perpetual Income & Growth, also run by Mark Barnett of Invesco Perpetual, to do the same.
A series of floundering inital public offerings have done little to convince Schroders fund manager to break the habit of a lifetime.
F&C’s Peter Hewitt, a man whose job it is to pick good investment trust managers, is backing Mark Barnett to pick up where predecessor Neil Woodford left off at Edinburgh.
Citywire A-rated manager resists buying into consumer stocks despite strong returns.
European markets were among the stellar performers of last year but can the rally continue amidst economic uncertainty?
President Obama's order to US power companies to slash greenhouse gases boosts clean technology worldwide, says Bruce Jenkyn-Jones of Impax.
Star fund manager makes AstraZeneca the top holding in his new fund after opposing Pfizer's takeover bid for the UK pharmaceutical giant.
Old Mutual bond fund manager offers some advice to Mark Carney as he completes first year at Bank.
My portfolio is fighting a losing battle with the World Cup for my attention, but maybe I can learn some investment lessons from Brazil.
Investment Trust Insider rounds up some of the things analysts are saying about investment trusts.
UK telecoms firm Gigaclear is the first private firm to be a holding in the CF Woodford UK Equity Income fund.
Part two of our guide to building an investment trust portfolio.
Inflows into property funds reach highest level in over four years despite looming prospect of interest rate rises.
The new ISA (individual savings account) allowance has jumped to £15,000. We reveal the cheapest investment trust ISA and share schemes to help you take advantage.
Forget the Fifa World Cup, we want the investment world cup and we’ve picked a fantasy squad of investment trust managers to get it!
With the new ISA allowance leaping to £15,000 a year, upping the amount you put into investment trusts each month could help.
The reclassification leaves Invesco Perpetual with just one fund in the sector that made its name.
The famously bullish manager warned investors could be calling the top of the market too early.
I'm back from holiday, devastated at what's happened to Standard Chartered, but feeling adventurous and ready for my next AIM punt...
Star manager smashes records with huge uptake for launch of CF Woodford Equity Income fund.
Commercial property is on the up, but how best can investors access it?
New investment trusts from Terry Smith and European fund managers Tim Russell and Chris Rice have attracted strong demand.
With shares approaching record highs, here's how two bearish fund managers are responding.